News 2017

Our best wishes

December 21, 2017
To all our authors, collaborators and partners, we wish you Happy Holidays! Please note that the CCDMD will be closed from December 23 until January 2. We look forward to hearing from you as of January 3!

Launch of the CCDMD 2018 Call for Projects

October 31, 2017
The CCDMD 2018 Call for Projects is now available online! You will soon receive a copy from your Academic Dean or your Department Coordinator. You can also download the documents from the Call for Projects section of the CCDMD website. We look forward to receiving your proposals, which you should send to us no later than Friday, March 2, [...]

New textbook available in the CCDMD catalogue

October 30, 2017
Virtual Team Teaching A Collaborative Approach Do scheduling or geographic issues deter you from opening up your CEGEP classroom to the bigger world? With Virtual Team Teaching (VTT), your class can see, hear, and interact with students from another distant college during course hours, using information and communication [...]

Exhibition for the Intercollegiate Photo Competition at the MPP

July 20, 2017
The exhibition of the top photos from the 2016–2017 World of Images Intercollegiate Photo Competition is being presented at the Musée Populaire de la Photographie in Drummondville throughout the summer season. This annual competition, held by the Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development (CCDMD), rewards the best original [...]

Intercaf: Inspiring and as Relevant as Ever

June 5, 2017
The 31st meeting of CAF coordinators (CAF stands for centre d’aide en français, that is, French-language help centres), or Intercaf, was held on Friday, May 26, 2017, at the library of the École nationale d’aérotechnique (ÉNA) campus of Cégep Édouard-Montpetit, in Saint-Hubert. Approximately 85 representatives from higher education [...]

CCDMD Call for Projects: 2017 selection

May 30, 2017
Two selection committees, i.e. one for French-language projects and one for English-language projects, made up of college and CCDMD representatives, convened in May to choose projects that meet the criteria outlined in the Call for Projects. In total, 9 projects were selected. Each year, the CCDMD issues a Call for Projects to all teachers in [...]

Francojeu des cégeps: Winners and Overview of the 12th Edition

May 11, 2017
Jean-Mathieu Montpetit, a horticultural technology and environment technologies student at Cégep régional de Lanaudière, took the jury’s top prize in the Francojeu des cégeps with a new word for a technological reality: philocider.* His prize is a $500 gift certificate from the Office québécois de la langue française (OQLF) and a [...]

World of Images Intercollegiate Photo Contest

May 8, 2017
Five CEGEP students shared prizes worth a total of $3,000 in the sixth edition of the Intercollegiate Photography Competition World of Images. Their prizes were awarded on May 3 at Collège de Maisonneuve, at the opening of an exhibit featuring the top 29 photos. The CCDMD (Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development) holds the [...]

Appointment of Michel Hardy-Vallée at the CCDMD

April 28, 2017
Michel Hardy-Vallée has been appointed to a permanent position at the CCDMD as a project manager and pedagogical advisor on the resource development team. Michel has been with us since January 2011, as a project manager in the CCDMD’s English sector. He has a broad range of experience in the development of teaching and learning materials. [...]

Appointment of Sara Marcoux at the CCDMD

March 24, 2017
Since February 28, Sara Marcoux has been serving as a full-time project manager at the CCDMD. She has a bachelor’s degree in language sciences, specializing in applied linguistics for teaching French as a second language, from Université du Québec à Montréal, and a master’s degree in education from Université de Montréal. With [...]