The fourth edition of Moodle Day, which can now be considered a kind of annual tradition was made possible by a grant from the Entente Canada-Québec (and the dynamic nature of the Moodle community). The event, which was held at …
Simple Technologies Transform Our Brains
Shelagh Robinson’s classes at Dawson College have been enriched by technology at all levels. Using simple technology can be sophisticated and transformative. Adding information technology to the mix does not diminish the value of simpler illustrations.
Wordle Works Wonders!
One of the challenges facing Patricia Murphy, a Dawson College teacher, is how to make student feedback explicit – both to herself and amongst her students. Wordle struck her as a great tool to capture the collective voice of students …
Video Supported Mathematics for Commerce
Matthew Marchant, a Math teacher at Dawson, observed many students struggling to follow explanations from beginning to end. In response to this, he created videos to present in his Calculus 2 course for Commerce. The story explains how he made …
Creating a Personal Digital Learning Environment
David Adley, a teacher from Dawson College, thinks that many students who are not taking notes don’t know how. They have never been taught this skill! Information technology can remedy this situation.
Moodle Evolving in a Competency Based Program at Dawson College
Roger Caissy creatively uses Moodle as a tool to help deliver his courses’ competency-based objectives at Dawson College.
Presentation of the Week
“Why Computer Science” Project
Ken Fogel (Computer Science Program Coordinator at Dawson College) has been coordinating a project involving the five English language CEGEPs to develop a framework for encouraging enrollment in technology programs using Computer Science as the test bed. The result is …
Dawson iPhone App
Dawson Mobile application puts all the essential College and Academic information at your fingertips: check for class cancellations, view your schedule, final grades, etc.