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Principles and Practices in Electronic Portfolios

Conference on College Composition and Communication, November 2007, Revised March 2015

Source: http://www.ncte.org/cccc/resources/positions/electronicportfolios

Introductory PremisesComposition professionals in post-secondary institutions—composition faculty, writing program administrators, and technology staff—share concern and responsibility for helping students learn to write at a college level, using the most effective communication technologies. 7,140 more words

WEB2.0 For Education



The present articles introduce the e-Portfolio as a storage, workspace and showcase to support teaching and learning in higher education institutions (HEIs). Thus, the mix-method approach was implemented on determining important elements of e-Portfolio as a storage, workspace and showcase for a social sciences and humanities context. 94 more words

WEB2.0 For Education

Support research like TORQUE and change the face of cancer survivorship

Through her research program, medical director Judy Tjoe, MD, is dedicated to changing the face of breast cancer care and survivorship through Translational Oncology Research: Quest for Understanding & Exploration, or TORQUE. 308 more words


Why an Aurora neurosurgeon invited Vice President Joe Biden for a visit

During President Obama’s final State of the Union address, this may have received the loudest applause of the night:

“Let’s make America the country that cures cancer once for all!”- President Barack Obama… 399 more words


How You Can Help Bring out the Benefits of Brain Stimulation

What happens when medication or psychotherapy prove to be ineffective for those with mental illnesses such as depression? One impressive treatment being used  at CAMH is rTMS (or Repetitive  Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation), a non-invasive technique that uses magnetic impulses to stimulate centres of the brain associated with depression, providing benefits to clients without some of the side effects of other interventions. 355 more words

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Straight Outta Cambridge

Inspiration and innovation can come in many forms and through seemingly divergent avenues.

For Cambridge University’s Dr. Akeem Sule and Dr. Becky Inkster, common ground was found in psychiatric research, but it was a love for music that truly inspired them to work together on an eclectic yet esoteric project. 754 more words


Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder through Research

By Sophia Attwells, Graduate Student at CAMH, Art by Janice Liu

CAMH and University of Toronto researchers are leading the way in discovering biological markers that may characterize obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), a mental illness that affects at least 2.5% of Canadians. 587 more words

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