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, 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.

[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] Do your employees know how to learn?

2018/05/29|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur, Research|

In this knowledge-based economy that technologically evolves every day, being able to "learn how to learn" is THE key skill of the new worker. Moreover, the strength of a company rests more than ever on its human capital.

[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] Does a sense of community matter in online training?

2018/04/05|Categories: Articles, Catherine Meilleur, Research|

We are social beings: our need for belonging outweighs our need for dominance. Sharing with others and being part of a community is as fundamental to our development as it is to our survival. This social dimension is also the basis of our ability to learn, and the eLearning environment shouldn’t be a stranger to it.

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