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SSHRC IDG awarded 2016: The research project will create a trilingual (Spanish, Portuguese, English) online resource (website) mapping the relationships between contemporary Latin American poetry and the environment. This website will be addressed to both general readers of poetry and to students...
SSHRC IG awarded 2018: Through cooperative inquiry and critical co-design, the project will develop an interactive digital story app (i.e., digital fiction) that can be evaluated as a tool for media-enhanced bibliotherapy to help young women address issues associated with body image concerns.
SSHRC IG awarded 2013: My primary objective is to use a grounded theory approach to understand the causal dynamics underlying IT-mediated collaboration, as evidenced in wikis and using system logs (which capture every single online activity) as data. Inspired by the Human Genome Project, that...
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...
SSHRC IG funded 2016. As technology continues to increase in importance, countries require skilled workers who can produce new ideas, provide new services, and construct new industries. The ability to create these outcomes will be determined by the effectiveness of programs in Mathematics and...
The objective of this research is the continued documentation of Upper Necaxa Totonac (UNT), an endangered Totonacan language of the Sierra Madre Oriental in Puebla State, Mexico, and the expansion of this project to selected sister languages in the Northern Totonac area. Like many minority...
SSHRC IDG funded in 2017: If people learn to speak the same language, can broken communication be avoided? Both research and anecdotal evidence tell us “no”. In contrast to language differences, differences in speaking styles are far more difficult to detect. Although knowledge of different...
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 Insight grant awarded 2017:
Invited PG (stage 2), awarded 2015: Many communities are dependent upon the resources of freshwater river systems for their livelihood and well-being. Multi-generational subsistence fisheries (including Indigenous communities) have well developed systems of local and traditional knowledge (LTK)...