News 2016

Exhibition for the World of Images Intercollegiate Photo Competition at the Musée Populaire de la Photographie

July 13, 2016
An exhibition of the 2015–2016 Intercollegiate Photo Competition World of Images is being presented at the Musée Populaire de la Photographie for the summer season. This annual competition, held by the Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development (CCDMD), rewards the best original photographs submitted by photography [...]

Winners of the 2015–2016 Intercollegiate photography competition World of Images

April 29, 2016
Six CEGEP students shared prizes worth $3,000 at the award ceremony for the fifth Intercollegiate Photo Contest, World of Images. The prizes were handed out on April 28 at Collège Montmorency, at the opening of an exhibit of the top 33 photos. The CCDMD (Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development) holds the contest to encourage [...]

News about the CCDMD Call for Projects

April 8, 2016
The deadline for submitting a proposal under the CCDMD Call for Projects was March 4. This year, 17 projects were submitted by teachers in Québec’s Francophone and Anglophone colleges: 12 in French and 5 in English, from 17 different colleges. Representatives from the colleges and the CCDMD will meet at the end of April to select the [...]

Discover local expressions from Québec and elsewhere by playing Francojeu

March 1, 2016
The Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development (CCDMD) invites you to take part in the 2016 Francojeu des cégeps, held in collaboration with the Office québécois de la langue française. From March 1 to 31, on Facebook (with or without a FB account), you can play the game and enter the online contest, which is reserved [...]

New resource from the CCDMD

February 22, 2016
The CCDMD presents Cite It!, a new resource that helps students cite sources correctly. This interactive tutorial was conceived by Anna Woodrow, a Humanities teacher at John Abbott College. Her objective was to meet the needs of students, especially first-year students, who often have difficulty citing sources properly. Helpful in all [...]

Intercaf 2016 – Call for communications

January 28, 2016
The 30th Intercaf meeting, which will be held May 27, 2016 at Collège de Maisonneuve, will focus on peer assistance. On the program: Different formulas for peer assistance Qualitative or quantitative effectiveness factors Evaluation Innovation Registration: Would you like to give a 30-minute [...]

New resource – Sortir de l’impasse avec les participes passés

January 28, 2016
The CCDMD is pleased to present a fun, new interactive resource that helps learners consolidate or expand the knowledge and know-how required to conquer past participle agreement. Sortir de l’impasse avec les participes passés offers 200 sentences to analyze in order to master a process that solves most agreement conundrums. With four [...]

Winner of the new CCDMD Second Language Proficiency Test (SLPT) validation contest

January 26, 2016
Gilles-Philippe Morin, a science student at Cégep de Chicoutimi, won the participation award for the new CCDMD Second Language Proficiency Test (SLPT) validation contest. He received an iPad Air 16GB with Wi-Fi. From May 11 to September 30, 2015, CEGEP students could sign up with the CCDMD to validate the new French or English Second [...]