News 2013

Best wishes for the holidays from the team at the CCDMD!

December 18, 2013
Please note thant the CCDMD will be closed from December 23th, until January 3rd.

CCDMD’s 20th anniversary cocktail goes down well!

December 10, 2013
Nearly 100 guests attended a festive gathering at Château Dufresne on Thursday, December 5 to mark the 20th anniversary of the CCDMD. The event, attended by partners, contributors, authors and colleagues old and new, celebrated the progress made by the organization since its creation. It was a wonderful opportunity to toast the fact that the [...]

What’s new in the CCDMD catalogue

December 9, 2013
The CCDMD catalogue recently added two new products: the Jazz Harmony textbook and the Activité-projet website. Jazz Harmony As a textbook that teaches and explains harmony, Jazz Harmony, the English version of Harmonie-Jazz, is a valuable, effective and accessible tool. Written by Richard Ferland and translated by Joe Sullivan, this [...]

New appointment at the CCDMD

December 4, 2013
Paulette Cake has been given a permanent position. Paulette has been with the CCDMD since September 2010, when she was hired as a project manager for the anglophone sector. She will continue to work mainly on enriching the Learning Centre. Paulette has a bachelor’s degree in ESL from the Université Laval and extensive experience in the [...]

What’s new in the CCDMD catalogue

November 11, 2013
Two new CCDMD websites were recently launched and two others have been updated. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation A beta version of the Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation website is now online. It presents 178 video clips that demonstrate the first emergency steps to take when carrying out cardiopulmonary resuscitation. It can be used for technical [...]

A one-day conference on teaching strategies

October 24, 2013
The Association québécoise de pédagogie collégiale (AQPC) and Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development (CCDMD) is presenting a one-day conference: Teaching Strategies That Improve Student Learning. The goal of the conference is to offer practical solutions that position instructional strategies within the theoretical [...]

Netquiz Web beta version, at last!

October 22, 2013
The long-awaited Netquiz Web is now available in beta version. This is a temporary version of Netquiz Web that has been made available so teachers can gradually adopt it and help to debug it. Over the weeks, functions will be added, screen images will be improved, the help section will be beefed up and the bugs will be corrected. Members of [...]

CCDMD Call for Projects 2014

October 22, 2013
The CCDMD Call for Projects 2014 is now available. You will soon receive a copy from your Academic Dean or your IT representative. You can also download the documents from the Call for Projects section of the CCDMD website. We are awaiting your proposals, which you should send to us no later than Friday, March 7, 2014. If your project is [...]

CCDMD takes part in the Educational Use of Serious Games Laboratory

October 10, 2013
Denis Chabot and Michel Hardy-Vallée will be presenting CCDMD simulation games at the Educational Use of Serious Games Laboratory. This laboratory is organized jointly by Vitrine technologie-éducation (VTÉ) and CFORP (Centre franco-ontarien de ressources pédagogiques) and presents a series of five labs. The objective is to discover, [...]

New website for learning Spanish

September 30, 2013
The CCDMD has just launched El ayudante de comprensión, a website for CEGEP students that offers a listening and comprehension environment for learning Spanish as a foreign language. The collection includes over 150 downloadable video sequences, paired with exercises, that introduce nine Spanish speakers. These people were chosen to offer a [...]

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