Posts Tagged: exams

Does Online Learning make Cheating Easier?

As Canadian universities are preparing for virtual learning for the Fall 2020 semester, post-secondary courses are being adapted to fit an online learning environment.  Virtual courses present a plethora of challenges for professors, including how to prevent a spike in cheating.  Multiple choice tests, online exams and the number of students enrolled in a course… Read more »

AUSU Update

This space is provided free to AUSU: The Voice does not create or edit this content. Contact with any questions. IMPORTANT DATES Dec 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Jan 1 Dec 10: AUSU Bylaw Revision Consultation Dec 15: Jan degree requirements deadline Dec 16: AUSU Public Council Meeting Dec 20 –… Read more »

The Fit Student—Power Stretch

During exams, don’t get stiff and hunched with a back aching for the bed.  Instead, stretch.  Stretching gives you lengthened muscles, better posture, more coordination, more flexibility.  And stretching (like all exercise) fires up your prefrontal cortex—the brain’s thinking center. I had a great range of stretch as a child—but not as an adult.  My… Read more »

The Study Dude—Exam Prep Tips

Tiny tricks help you ace exams.  For instance, memorizing textbook facts word-for-word can get the A.  Also, studying steadily can psyche you into clear-headedness come exam time.  And avoiding lazy profs can get you better grades.  But the master exam hack?  Get prior years’ exams. Let’s delve further into the above tricks: First, exams might… Read more »

The Not-So Starving Student

The holidays are just around the corner, but before we get there some AU students might be wrapping up their fall semesters with a round of old-fashioned finals.  This week we’re here to help you take care of yourself and power through the last stretch with delicious and nutritious superfoods.  The brain will need the… Read more »