APOP has just launched its new website!
APOP (the Association for the Educational Application of Computer Technology at the Post-Secondary Level) is a nonprofit professional association that promotes technopedagogy—the integration of ICTs (information communication technologies) in a learning environment to facilitate learning. Among other things, APOP organizes online webinars for teachers, video capsules, and provides IT training to teachers.
It provides a lot of useful information about the association’s resources, services, and webinar offerings. If you are interested in seeing what upcoming webinars are offered, would like to view previously offered webinars (available on online), learn about APOPs call for projects, or would simply like to know more about what APOP has to offer, you can visit the new site at https://apop.qc.ca/en/
Upcoming APOP webinars and Kiosks
Century Knowledge and Digital Learning: Re-designing Teaching in a Digital Age
Thursday, February 1, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Tony Bates, President and CEO of Tony Bates Associates Ltd and Distinguished Visiting Professor in the G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, Ryerson University, Toronto
The key challenge for university and college instructors is how best to prepare students for a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world. This entails a shift of focus from content mastery to high-level skills development. What teaching methods will facilitate such a shift? What role should technology play in making this change? Why is blended and open learning so important? Exploration of actual cases and best pedagogical principles to suggest how this can be done.
HTML and CSS: Introduction to Programming Language
Friday, February 9, 11:30 to 2:00 p.m
David Drolet, IT department and Catherine Cyr Wright, technopedagogue at APOP
Demystify the basic principles of coding and take a glance at different programming languages. Learn to create a web page’s structure with HTML, add some style to it with CSS and open it in a browser. Designed to equip professionals who would like to do their firsts steps in the world wide web.
Promoting Students’ Academic Integrity and Creativity through Instructions
Tuesday, February 13, 2:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Martine Peters, Professor at Université du Québec en Outaouais
Promoting academic integrity (AI) and creativity through instructions can be seen as a big challenge. What does academic integrity mean? What are the ten principles of AI and the causes of plagiarism? Presentation of the teacher’s role in fostering creativity and promoting AI through the use of clear and precise instructions and expectations.