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Connection Grant awarded 2015: Funding to support an academic conference entitled "Discourse Expectations: Theoretical, Experimental, and Computational Perspectives (DETEC)", at the University of Alberta, from June 17-19, 2015. The conference will address theoretical issues concerning what...
Insight Grant awarded 2016: Worldwide, approx. 683 million young people between the ages of 10 and 25 are registered virtual worlds. Virtual environments have the potential to provide instruction encompassing the attributes that educational research has determined increase student motivation: ...
Demos: Life in Common is the theme of 2015's Banff Research in Culture research residency. During the three weeks of this residency, participants are Invited to consider critically and analytically the varied ways in which we constitute and experience collective life in this century. Demos...
Invited PG (stage 2) awarded 2015: The objective of the Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society (TSAS) is to develop the sound empirical data and theoretical insights needed to support effective, legally responsible, and socially engaged counter-terrorism policies and...
SSHRC IG awarded 2015: Companies such as Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Apple have turned emerging technologies into pervasive products by quickly capturing dominant market shares and locking consumers into their eco-systems. Prior research has indicated that "cognitive lock-in" plays a...
SSHRC IG awarded 2015: The research explores how today's screen-oriented young adults perceive the local and situated nature of their early literate development. RESEARCH QUESTIONS: How do contemporary Canadian young adults articulate their childhood experiences of landscape and local...
SSHRC IG awarded 2015 (2014 competition): ESL acquisition in early childhood is not well understood or even well-documented. Early L2 child speakers appear to produce more varied types of phonological errors compared with monolingual children, some but not all of which are predictable from their...
SSHRC IG awarded 2015 (2014 competition): We will explore how sharing-breadth influences consumers' emotions. We suggest that, compared to narrowcasting (sharing with few others), broadcasting (sharing with many others) changes the perspective, or the lens, through which consumers view their...
SSHRC IG awarded 2015 (2014 competition): The research is a theoretical analysis of the effects of private and public campaign financing on candidate entry in elections, and an empirical investigation of corporate and union political advertising on elections and democratic participation.