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[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] Why Are We Cheating?

2019/05/14|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur, Research|

Cheating is circumventing or violating legal or moral rules, pretending to respect them, in order to take unfair advantage of them. Cheating is everywhere: we have all heard of scandals that have splashed the world of sport, business, politics, etc. Many of us would also have cheated at least once during our school years...

Using Various Analytics to Evaluate the Success of a MOOC

2018/12/13|Categories: Anik de St-Hilaire, Articles, Jihan Rabah, Research|

The world today is witnessing an increasing interest in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). This new form of Technology-Enhanced Learning (TEL) is in the spotlight, particularly when it comes to the topic of the evolving nature of higher education learning.

A holistic model for student evaluation in online courses

2018/10/31|Categories: Anik de St-Hilaire, Articles, Jihan Rabah, Research, Wynnpaul Varela|

Elearning does not automatically make for better learning, nor does it necessarily guarantee superior learning outcomes. Many scholars have observed that a considerable amount of online learning in higher education has had but a mediocre impact on learner achievement.

[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] The importance of emotions in learning

2018/10/25|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur, Research|

Not so long ago, it was thought that learning was a strictly rational process in which emotions did not have a big role. This belief was formed together with a certain definition of intelligence derived from the "famous" IQ tests - yet designed to detect learning difficulties in children.

Assessment Practices and Students’ Approaches to Learning: A Systematic Review

2018/10/23|Categories: Articles, Jihan Rabah, Manasvini Narayana, Research|

In this research, we present the results of a systematic review of the literature describing how deep and surface approaches to learning are associated with different assessment practices.

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