Rob McBride

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LINC Service Provider Survey

In our ongoing effort to build our database of LINC service providers, please take a few minutes to enter information for your organization in our online survey. We are also anxious to collect information about service provider responses to the COVID-19 pandemic so the survey has a number of additional questions. The survey takes about …

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Digital Newsletter

The Avenue – LearnIT2teach Project produces 11 monthly issues of its digital newsletter a year. To be informed on project news and get expert tips and advice about learning technology in language training, please consider subscribing. Here is the link to the latest newsletter and a subscription form: http://learnit2teach.ca/wpnew/news/ Also, please find us on Twitter …

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Our Project Response to COVID-19

Just like all LINC service providers, the project was caught by surprise by the pandemic and the suspension of face-to-face classes. Early on, we identified two groups of teachers by their preparedness to pivot to online teaching when the COVID crisis began: Teachers who already employed a LINC blended learning strategy in their face to …

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Avenue pour CLIC

Nous voulons attirer l’attention des organismes qui offrent CLIC : le système de gestion de l’apprentissage MOODLE, pour LINC ainsi que pour CLIC, est identique. Que la formation linguistique soit en ligne ou hybride, les enseignantes et enseignants qui enseignent les cours CLIC disposent désormais d’un support virtuel moderne qui intègre les quatre compétences. De …

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AVENUE.CA IS HERE!

IRCC’s new solution for online and blended settlement language training The time is now for a much improved and enhanced Moodle-based national learning management system for English and French settlement language training. EduLINC has been serving the LINC Sector for ten years, but it needed to do more. Avenue, like EduLINC, is a four-skill modern …

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Avenue.ca is here!

IRCC’s new solution for online and blended settlement language training The time is now for a new Moodle-based national learning management system for English and French settlement language training.  EduLINC has been serving the LINC Sector for ten years, but it needed to do more. The Avenue learning management system runs on the latest version …

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Avenue Update: Archived Zoom Webinar

Avenue is coming. On June 26th Jim Edgar, the LearnIT2teach-Avenue Project Manager of Distributed Learning, presented a Zoom webinar with an overview of Avenue, a discussion of release timelines and teacher course migrations, and a demonstration of the new portal and the learning management system (LMS). Avenue has been under development since January 2019 and …

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New Part 1 Learning Technology Leadership Group Begins Tuesday, September 8th, 2020!

Six-week course is online and mentored If you are a professional in an IRCC program looking to lead innovation in a LINC or ELT program, we have two-part Moodle-based online training to offer. Each part has six weekly units and the time demand is about two hours per unit. The course content includes readings, podcasts …

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Webinar Recording: Introduction to H5P Basics for EduLINC Instructors

This May 22nd webinar by LearnIT2teach senior developer and mentor John Allan explains how teachers can find and add pre-made H5P learning objects to their EduLINC courses. John also demonstrates how to create a basic learning object using H5P. LearnIT2teach channel youtube recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r38UZSpLueQ&feature=youtu.be

Webinar Recording: Managing Learning Activities in LearnIT2teach Stage 2

This webinar by Senior Mentor and developer Nancy Van Dorp explains how teachers can use and manage the following pre-loaded activities in the EduLINC courseware: 1. Choice 2. SCORM 3. Blog 4. Forum 5. Glossary 6. Wiki 7. PoodLL Speaking Assignment. The recording of the webinar is now uploaded and available for viewing on YouTube:  https://youtu.be/N3IC5s8PHiE …

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