Webinar
Nick Cherney

Cyber Awareness Training Part 2 – Don’t Feed the Phish

Presented by Avenue-LearnIT2teach mentor/developer Margarita Berezyanskaya, this webinar introduced participants to phishing.
Phishing remains one of the most effective avenues leading cyber criminals to your data.
With the help of breached data, artificial intelligence tools, spoofing techniques and open-source intelligence, they evolved and became harder to detect.
In this interactive session, participants learned about different types of phishing (such as spear phishing, whaling, vishing, smishing),

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Webinar
Nick Cherney

Avenue.ca-Onyxon.ca Merger – Why and what’s in it for the Avenue community?

This presentation for the Avenue community by Jim Edgar of New Language Solutions gives an update on the merger of avenue.ca and onyxon.ca.
The presenter explains why this is a “win-win” endeavour and how it benefits Avenue users.
These benefits include new portal features and access to more eUnits and modules aligned with the Canadian Language Benchmarks and Portfolio-Based Language Assessment (PBLA).
The merger will

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Webinar
Nick Cherney

ChatGPT Your Assistant?

In this webinar, John Allan, Avenue-LearnIT2teach mentor and senior developer, introduced ChatGPT applications and innovative methods to efficiently create language learning materials. Participants learned ChatGPT basics and its potential for language teaching and learning.
John explained how to use practical prompts, and he provided tricks and tips to create various activities.
Participants also learned how ChatGPT can help produce targeted vocabulary activities, including realistic dialogues,

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Webinar
Nick Cherney

Demystifying Stage 3 of LearnIT2teach on Avenue Webinar

The presenters, Paul Carter and Vesna Radivojevic, break down the LearnIT2teach Stage 3 training into manageable chunks to help participants come up with strategies that will work for them. Several Stage 3 tasks are demonstrated.

Participants should have completed Pre-Stage 1, Stage 1, Pre-Stage 2, and Stage 2 of LearnIT2teach prior to the session. They can follow along on another tab, a second computer or device

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Webinar
Nick Cherney

Demystifying Stage 2 of LearnIT2teach on Avenue

The presenters, Paul Carter and Vesna Radivojevic, break down the LearnIT2teach Stage 2 training into manageable chunks to help participants come up with strategies that will work for them. Several Stage 2 tasks are demonstrated.

Participants should have completed Pre-Stage 1, Stage 1, and Pre-Stage 2 of LIT2T prior to the session. They can follow along on another tab, a second computer or device and they

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Webinar
Nick Cherney

Academic Language and Skills for Stage II

The presenters, Marijke Geurts and John Allan, demonstrate two PBLA-compatible modules available on Avenue under the theme ‘Attending Post-Secondary Education:
– CLB 5/6: Developing Academic and Research Skills
– CLB 7/8: Working in Academic Groups
An overview of the skills covered in these modules is provided, and practical suggestions for teaching these modules in a blended context are suggested.

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Webinar
Jeremy Cole

National LINC Online Curriculum & Online PBLA Project (NLOC)

This presentation provides an overview of the National LINC Online Curriculum (NLOC) project activities and timelines, it explains the purpose of the courseware, and it includes a demonstration of an e-unit. It shows specific activities at CLB 4 and how users navigate this learner-centered, task-based, accessible courseware.

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Webinar
Jeremy Cole

Repurposing H5Ps

Presented by John Allan, Avenue/LearnIT2teach mentor and developer, this webinar focusses on the following:

Educational H5P sources (thousands)
H5P Reuse link and copyright – Reasons to repurpose
Repurposing in Avenue
Common practical steps
Development efficiencies
Behaviour options
Practical resources

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Webinar
Jeremy Cole

eLearning Design Guidelines

Nancy Van Dorp and Sepideh Alavi, Avenue-LearnIT2teach developers and mentors, explain how to create user-friendly, appealing eLearning resources. The design of the object really does influence the learning experience, and in this webinar, they describe practical ways to make layouts and content approachable to users.

The learning outcomes for this webinar were to:

discover why good design impacts the learning experience
differentiate good from not-so-good eLearning design

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Webinar
Jeremy Cole

Introducing the English Pronunciation Course on Avenue.ca

Kevin Simpson, Sepideh Alavi and Ron Thomson delivered this webinar introducing Avenue’s new English Pronunciation Training course. This course was developed with the aim of helping learners of English overcome problems in their perception and production of English speech sounds. The potential users of the course are learners with different CLB levels, first languages, education, and a range of experiences using English as a second

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