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Preparing to go back to school with the CCDMD

August 17, 2020

The CCDMD is pleased to present several new educational resources for the 2020–2021 school year.

Many of these resources are designed by and for college teachers and are free and available online, which makes them more relevant than ever in the current context.

The CCDMD strives to remain faithful to its mission by showing its unwavering support to the entire college network through the production of quality educational materials.

We wish you a great start to the school year! And we invite you to send us any questions or comments at info@ccdmd.qc.ca.


New resources

Learn more about our recently published resources.

Bringing QM to life

  • Bringing QM to Life

The website Bringing QM to Life aims to actively engage social science students in their own learning process with a multidisciplinary, problem-based approach to research methods using quantitative data. The resource offers activities with real-life scientific scenarios and various accessible, customizable levels of complexity that can be done individually or in teams in or out of the classroom and over single or multiple sessions.

  • PASS: Performance Assessment and Strategies for Success

PASS (Performance Assessment and Strategies for Success) is designed to help teachers provide test-taking strategies tailored to nursing students’ strengths and weaknesses. It combines quantitative data analysis of test results and qualitative data on students’ study habits, learning style, and other related dimensions to develop individual action plans aimed at improving academic proficiency.

  • Historias y anécdotas de al-Ándalus

Historias y anécdotas de al-Ándalus is a tool to learn and practise the basics of the subjunctive tense in Spanish as a foreign language. The theory and exercises are set in medieval Andalusia and feature the Hispano-Arabic kingdom’s culture, customs, characters, anecdotes, etc.

 

   Webwork

  • 450 English-language math problems on WeBWorK platform

WeBWorK is an open-source online homework system that is used to create online questionnaires. The CCDMD’s WeBWorK server gives access to a library of 450 English-language math problems (English Problem Library) covering all major mathematical concepts. This library was added to the existing 3,046 French-language problems.

  • Netquiz Web

Netquiz Web+ is a comprehensive tool for creating, posting and managing online formative and summative questionnaires. They are designed using one of 15 different types of items. Each item can include images, sounds, videos, terms linked to an interactive glossary, and detailed feedback. Assessments made in Netquiz Web+ can be programmed, and the results are easily compiled and exported.


News

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CCDMD kit Infolettre du CCDMD

  • CCDMD Educational Kits

Once again this year, the CCDMD is offering a kit that presents our numerous educational resources. The kit is particularly designed for new teachers. You can view the contents of the kit online.

  • World of Images Intercollegiate Photo Contest

The 10th edition of the World of Images Intercollegiate Photo Contest will be launched in the coming weeks, and several new features will be announced. Stay tuned! Until then, you can browse all the previous editions’ albums on the Contest page.

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