IT REP Conference April 26-28

The April IT REP conference will take place in two weeks at LaSalle College, April 26, 27, and 28. This year, teachers are welcome to attend a few of the activities online: 5 will be offered in French and 4 in English. (N.B. these sessions will be webcast, but not recorded.) REGISTRATION To register, see the schedule and…

Moodle Day May 26: A Call for Contributions

Moodle Day 2017 will take place Friday May 26, 2017 at Dawson College. This year’s theme is Moodle and its Role in Higher Education Organizers are putting out a call for presentation proposals. They are welcoming submissions from those who would like to share their experiences or challenges while working with Moodle activities and resources while applying…

Conference on Cyber and Sexual Violence: Re-visioning Solutions and Strategies

In collaboration with the Atwater Library and Computer Centre’s Preventing Cyberviolence Project, John Abbott College is offering this panel discussion and workshop designed to clarify the role of the educational community in combating cyber and sexual violence on campus.  Bringing students, faculty, employees and administrators together, the focus will be on explaining the inter connections between…

Online Moodle Training

DECclic is once again offering online Moodle workshops (in French). The sessions run each week starting at the end of February through to May. Each session is offered twice in a week to help teachers find a workshop that fits their schedules. To register, please click here. (more…)

App Speed Dating: Virtual Workshop on VIA Feb 3, 2017

A virtual workshop will be held to explore which apps and platforms can best be used by students for digital scrap-booking: an original, digital collage of research on, and curation of, information students find in the library and/or the internet. Six apps that are useful for digital scrap-booking will be discussed: Endnote – presented by…

Talk on Fake Online News Now Available for Viewing

How do we best teach our students to evaluate what they read online? In part, we must be well informed ourselves. La Toile des Communicateurs, in collaboration with TELUQ and other partners, hosted a talk on fake news entitled Les faussetés sur le Web : un vrai problème. The talk was given by Jeff Yates, the…

Modest Breakthroughs in the Use of Digital Technologies in the Health and Human Services Professions

Today, for students preparing to enter the job-market, the development of digital skills has become increasingly important. As a 2016 survey conducted by the Conseil interprofessionnel du Québec and CEFRIO reveals, there seems to be a modest breakthrough in the use of digital devices in care-giving professions. The survey of 3,784 members of 12 different orders in the…

Invitation to a Discussion on The Development of Student Judgement in Authentic Learning Situations

Teachers are invited to a discussion about research focused on the development of student judgement in authentic learning situations. The research, conducted by Marie-France Deschênes et al, focuses on the development of student judgement in Nursing courses that employ high-fidelity simulators/mannequins to support experiential learning. Teachers of all faculties should find it stimulating, especially those…

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