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Nadia Naffi

Nadia Naffi

Assistant Professor in the Education Department (Educational Technology), Concordia University
Nadia Naffi is an Assistant Professor at Concordia University in the Educational Technology program and an expert in designing, developing and facilitating synchronous and asynchronous online courses and experiential and interactive learning, in a problem-based learning approach.

She is a recipient of the Goveranor General Gold Medal, 2018.

Elle est aussi consultante en gestion de la performance, experte en médias sociaux, en inclusion et intégration sociales. Elle détient un Doctorat en éducation (avec un focus sur les technologies éducatives) de l’Université Concordia à Montréal.

As a performance consultant by training, she examined through her SSHRC funded research the influence of social media propaganda and hate speech on the social inclusion and social integration of refugees, notably after terror attacks.

Elle vise à révéler les systèmes de construits utilisés par les jeunes pour interpréter le contenu partagé en ligne dans de tels contextes où réfugiés, peuples autochtones, groupes LGBTQ+, Noirs et autres groupes sont victimisés dans les médias sociaux, et que nombre de personnes s’en tiennent à un état de témoin passif, alors que leur intervention pourrait sauver des vies.

Syrian refugees — the need for an image reboot

Aug 08, 2018 12:05 pm UTC| Insights & Views

In 2018, the Syrian refugee crisis entered its eighth year. The return of expatriates to Syria is challenging. More and more Syrians are displaced. Since the series of terrorist attacks that shook Paris and the Western...

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Economy

Cryptocurrency Brief: Bitcoin tests $6,500 mark, Chinese regulators arrest 3 in $87 mln digital theft, Ethereum’s Lubin views bearishness as no hurdle to growth – Monday, August 20th, 2018

BTC/USD: Bitcoin prices, once again disappointed market participants is testing the $6,500 mark during European session Monday after Chinese regulators have arrested three individuals found accused and guilty for $87...

Crypto Currency Brief: Bitcoin rises for third straight day, HK-based Okex delists Altcoin pairs, EOS/USD breaches previous support – Friday, August 17th, 2018

BTC/USD: Bitcoin prices remained on the upside for the third consecutive day, trying to overcome the losses made last week, but failed to catch the $6,500 mark. Further, the past 24 hours witnessed a 50 percent jump in...

German bunds surge after Turkey’s political crisis worsens; Eurozone July CPI remains unchanged

The German bunds surged during European session Friday after Turkeys political crisis worsened, with the United States threatening to impose higher economic sanctions if the former refuses to set free a detained American...

Singapore’s NODX rises better-than-expected in July; NODX 2018 growth seen at 4-5 pct: OCBC Bank

Singapores non-oil domestic exports rose a better-than-expected 11.8 percent y/y (4.3 percent m/m s.a.) in July, up from Junes 1.1 percent y/y (-10.8 percent m/m s.a), beating market consensus forecast. While electronics...

Bank Negara Malaysia likely to remain accommodative, maintain OPR at 3.25 pct through this year: ANZ Research

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is expected to remain accommodative and growth supportive, with the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) likely to be maintained at 3.25 percent throughout this year, according to the latest report from...

Politics

Abbott and Turnbull shape up for another round of an old battle

The Coalition party room on Tuesday is set for a high stakes, quite personal battle between Tony Abbott and Malcolm Turnbull over the National Energy Guarantee, with former and current prime ministers shaping up on...

Immigration activists fighting to abolish ICE have a bigger vision

Theres a phrase being thrown around a lot these days: Abolish ICE. Its a hashtag, its used in political speeches and demonstrations, and it appears all over Facebook. What does it mean and where did it come from? ICE...

A socialist's primary win doesn't herald a workers revolution in the US

Anyone anticipating a golden dawn of Marxist-Leninist communism soon in the United States might have to wait a while longer perhaps forever. The surprise victory of socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over longtime...

Kabila's decision to step aside won't change the DRC's power dynamics

The ruling party in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), The Peoples Party for Reconciliation and Democracy, made an announcement recently that took everybody by surprise that Joseph Kabila will not be its...

'Conservative turn' will continue in Indonesian presidential election next year

The recent announcement of President Joko Jokowi Widodos running mate in his re-election bid suggests the continued strong influence of conservative groups over politics in the worlds largest Muslim population. A...

Science

The world of plastics, in numbers

From its early beginnings during and after World War II, the commercial industry for polymers long chain synthetic molecules of which plastics are a common misnomer has grown rapidly. In 2015, over 320 million tons of...

How biobanks can help improve the integrity of scientific research

Biobanks are repositories which receive, store, process and disseminate specimens. These include DNA derived from humans and animals; bacterial strains; and environmental samples like plants and soil. Biobanks also provide...

Jupiter's magnetic fields may stop its wind bands from going deep into the gas giant

One of the most striking features of Jupiter a gaseous giant with no solid surface is the coloured bands that encircle the planet. These bands are so large and distinct that they can be seen from here on Earth using a...

Chemistry kits can help teachers ignite the spark of science

When it comes to physical sciences, South Africas pupils lag far behind their peers in other countries. The World Economic Forum ranked South Africa at 128 of 137 countries in math and science education in its most recent...

How ancient cultures explained comets and meteors

Comets and meteors have fascinated the human race since they were first spotted in the night sky. But without science and space exploration to aid understanding of what these chunks of rock and ice are, ancient cultures...

Technology

‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ Release Date, Features: Rockstar Games Launches ‘Collector’s Box’ with Exclusive Items, Except the Game Itself

As the launch of Red Dead Redemption 2 draws near, more and more purchase options and items are being announced by Rockstar Games. The latest is the Collectors Box with an array of exclusive physical items, except for the...

‘The Sims 5’ Release Date, Features: Title Up for 2019 Announcement, 2020 Release?; Fans Hope to Explore Open World with Cars

Electronic Arts (EA) and Maxis are yet to confirm the existence of The Sims 5. But many fans are already speculating that the fifth main title installment could be announced in 2019 and will be released in 2020. In...

‘PUBG' Mobile Season 3 Release Date, Gears, Rewards: Number of Free Emoticons Revealed

PUBG Mobile Season 3 is expected to roll out this week and fans of the shooting game cant wait for the latest update to drop. Game developer Tencent will be adding a few more features in the game that players can look...

‘Kingdom Hearts 3’ Release Date, Gameplay, Rankings: Title Earns No. 1 Spot on Famitsu Chart

Kingdom Hearts 3 has knocked Final Fantasy 7 Remake out of its number one spot on the Famitsu leaderboard, Gamit Bolt reported. Famitsu is a video game magazine in Japan and is considered to be one of the most widely read...

South Korea’s Chuncheon city partners with blockchain startup Swytch to reduce carbon footprint

Chuncheon, the capital of Gangwon Province in South Korea, is collaborating with Austin-based blockchain startup Swytch to reduce carbon emissions and drive economic and environmental sustainability in the city. Founded...
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