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Category Archives: Innovative Pedagogical Practices

Serious Games at the CCDMD

During the April 2017 ITREP meeting, Cyr-Marc Debien and Denis Chabot (CCDMD) presented the following activity (in French): Serious Games at the CCDMD The CCDMD’s catalog features twenty or so digital resources classified under the “serious games” category. In most of these games, an inductive approach brings the learner to discover the underlying rules to resolvingLire la suite

Research Apprenticeship through Role-Play Scenarios: The Research Competition Website

During the April 2017 ITREP meeting, Lynda Gelston (John Abbott College) presented the following activity: Research Apprenticeship through Role-Play Scenarios: The Research Competition Website Lynda explains how the content of The Research Competition Website can encourage deep learning of a broad range of research-related skills through scripted role-play scenarios. She describes briefly this recently released CCDMD website.Lire la suite

Active Learning Classrooms: Practice Does Make You Perfect

During the April 2017 ITREP meeting, Anne-Marie Nault (Collège Montmorency) presented the following activity (in French): Active Learning Classrooms: Practice Does Make You Perfect This video clip summarizes the pedagogical support offered to close to 70 teachers who teach in one of the active-learning classes at Collège Montmorency since winter of 2016. Anne-Marie presents best moves, not-so-good moves,Lire la suite

Dlibr – A Web Platform to Interprete, Discuss and Create Ideas

During the April 2017 ITREP meeting, Christian Frenette and Olivier Roy (Cégep régional de Lanaudière à Terrebonne) presented the following activity: Dlibr – A Web Platform to Interprete, Discuss and Create Ideas Dlibr is a new web platform dedicated to the interpretation, discussion and creation of ideas. You will find a valuable tool for organizing textLire la suite

Practices and Challenges of the Flipped Classroom in College and University

During the April 2017 ITREP meeting, Vincent Laberge and Bruno Poellhuber (Université de Montréal) presented the following activity: Practices and Challenges of the Flipped Classroom in College and University (in French) This presentation provides a portrait of the current practices and challenges of the flipped classroom, both in terms of design and use of videos and inLire la suite

Classroom management and monitoring in a “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) environment

This article is in French : for a translation in English, please contact NICOLE PERREAULT. Contexte Nous avons pour projet d’intégrer progressivement le «Bring Your Own Device – BYOD» (Apportez Votre Appareil Numérique*, Prenez vos appareils personnels – PAP** ou Apportez votre équipement personnel de communication – AVEC***) dans nos programmes. La responsable du projet a quelques questionsLire la suite

ICT Profile and Digital Badge Experiments

ICT Profile and Digital Badge Experiments

The ICT Profile for College Students generated many projects, including two digital badge experiments, which attest mastery of digital skills. The fist took place in a situation of recognition of acquired competencies (RAC) in college; the other in regular day training. The system will be available to all colleges, in the DECclic/Moodle environment: colleges will award ICT Profile Badges to their students. They will also benefit from an institutional space within which they can award their own badges. 

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Material used in distance learning in an hybrid class

This article is in French : for a translation in English, please contact Nicole Perreault. Contexte Nous prévoyons offrir le cours TSA à distance. Ce cours se donnera à distance pour la plupart des étudiants et en présentiel pour quelques-uns d’entre eux. Questions Quel matériel est utilisé par l’enseignant (type de microphone, haut-parleur, etc.)? Quel système deLire la suite

Augmented and virtual reality in education

This article is in French. For a translation in English, please contact Nicole Perreault. Contexte À la suite de discussions avec certains d’entre vous à la rencontre REPTIC d’octobre 2016, je désire partager avec vous l’expertise que j’ai accumulée ces derniers mois sur la réalité augmentée et virtuelle en éducation. Je désire aussi savoir siLire la suite

Collaborative platform

This article is in French. For a translation in English, please contact Nicole Perreault. Question Dans le cadre d’un projet technopédagogique qui serait mis en œuvre l’an prochain par un de nos enseignants, nous nous demandions quel serait le logiciel le plus approprié pour développer une page de ressources de manière collaborative. Nous avions penséLire la suite