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[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] The 3 Speeds of Thought

2020/06/25|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur, Research|

In your opinion, is the human being first and foremost rational? This is a big question that can give rise to endless philosophical debates. But from the strict point of view of the sciences that study how our box of thoughts works, we have a good idea of the answer... even if we still have a lot to learn about this fascinating organ that is our brain.

[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...

[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] The importance of emotions in learning

2019/02/02|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.

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.

Improving Online Readiness in Higher Education: A Case Study

2018/11/20|Categories: Amber Judge, Articles, Jihan Rabah, Online, Research|

This case study discusses the course eConcordia created for enhancing students’ self-regulated learning, self-motivation, study skills, and technological self-efficacy.

A holistic model for student evaluation in online courses

2018/10/31|Categories: Anik de St-Hilaire, Articles, Jihan Rabah, Online, 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.

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