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Learning Sciences faculty

The following is a listing of faculty members in the Learning Sciences program.  All academic staff.

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Alain Breuleux

Associate Professor

514-398-6952 | Email | Profile page

Cognition; Technology in Education.

Nathan Hall

Assistant Professor

514-398-3452 | nathan [dot] c [dot] hall [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) | Profile page

The evaluation of achievement motivation theories, the consequences of motivational strategies and discrete emotions on long-term health, motivation, and achievement outcomes in young and older adults, as well as the development of innovative motivational programs for at-risk students in higher education.

Research website: Achievement Motivation and Emotion (AME) Research Group

Michael Hoover

Associate Professor

514-398-1607 | Email | Profile page

Design and analysis of online university learning; Activity Systems Theory in online and multilingual educational contexts; Creating online communities of inquiry.

Research website: The Online Learning Research Team

Susanne Lajoie

Professor, Canadian Research Chair, Tier 1

514-398-3429 | Email | Profile page

Application of cognitive theories to the design of computer based learning environments across disciplines; the role of emotion in learning; medical problem solving; team effectiveness; collaborative learning; human and computer tutoring; empathy, decision making and communication.

Research websites: Advanced Technologies for Learning in Authentic Settings (ATLAS) Lab
LEADS (Learning Environments across Disciplines)

Krista Muis

Assistant Professor

514-398-3445 | Email | Profile page

Self-regulated learning, epistemic cognition, motivation, emotions, and mathematics and science learning.

Alenoush Saroyan

Program Director, Professor

514-398-5329 | Email | Profile page

Pedagogical/faculty development, academic leadership, quality assurance and accreditation.

Research website: Higher Education Research Group (HERG)

Cynthia Weston

Cynthia Weston



514-398-5704 | Email | Profile page

Higher education: Improving teaching and learning; Reflection for improving teaching; Instructional design; Use of new technologies; Formative evaluation.




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