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IDG awarded 2011: This pilot project will lay the groundwork for the creation of a digital, interactive map of the city of Edmonton. Four specific objectives: 1] creation of a network of researchers, students, practitioners and community-involved citizens interested in urban theory and cultures,...
SSHRC IDG awarded 2011: Word of mouth [WOM] influences the profits of companies whose products are being talked about. This project examines how conversation and content uniquely impact important outcomes for consumers and firms, by introducing a new concept to marketing from psychology:...
IDG awarded in 2011: The proposed research focused on developing and examining digital media experiences at Kindergarten level, to contribute to the area of new literacy practices.
SSHRC IDG awarded 2012: This research project seeks to reconstruct the milieu of post-war film lecturing in Canada and U.S. by piecing together the careers of individual filmmakers, delving into the histories of exhibition sites and booking agencies while also probing the collections of museums,...
SSHRC IDG awarded 2012: The proposed research will identify ways in which Aboriginal youth can overcome barriers to participation in sport. Findings will serve as the foundation for the development of policies designed to enhance participation in sport by Aboriginal youth. The findings also...
SSHRC IDG awarded 2012: Our pilot project will address the question of Métis territory and identity via the remains of Métis landscapes in the archaeological record, particularly the material culture and spatial arrangements of known over-wintering sites in the Canadian Parklands, and...
SSHRC IDG awarded 2012: This project will focus on the community of Deline, Northwest Territories, a community of 600 Dene people situated on the Southwestern shore of Great Bear Lake. A group of Deline Elders wish to publish an academic book that describes their philosophy of Dene governance...
SSHRC IDG awarded 2013: The proposed research addresses the consistency and accuracy of classification results produced by a cognitive diagnostic assessment? The objectives of the proposed research are to (1) evaluate the strengths and limitations of our two new statistical indexes in applied...
SSHRC IDG awarded 2013: Research into civic practices in the sustainable foods movement in Edmonton and Toronto.
SSHRC IDG awarded 2011: Internet-based computerized assessment is becoming the norm (GMAT, GRE, TOEFL, Medical Council of Canada and Alberta Education). But large numbers of items are required to minimize item exposure and maintain test security. Automatic item-generation is one option. This...