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A comparative investigation of pedagogical possibilities of digital tools for family and school early literacy educationDownload
SSHRC Insight Grant awarded 2013: The proposed research aims to investigate shifts in digital literacy practices in school and home in sites in Canada and Australia and to examine factors that might impede and/or facilitate digital literacy development.
SSHRC IG awarded 2013: When I was writing my SSHRC-supported book, Mills in the Medieval Economy: England 1300-1540 (Oxford University Press, 2004), I noted a curious incidence involving the tearing down of two large watermill complexes on the River Itchen between Southampton and Winchester in...
SSHRC IDG awarded 2013: Research into civic practices in the sustainable foods movement in Edmonton and Toronto.
Le Québec, comme le Canada britannique, a une importante tradition d'intellectuels publics. Au cours des trois dernières décennies, au Québec, le plus important sans doute de ces intellectuels a été Gérard Bouchard. Que ce soit par ses travaux en histoire sociale, caractéristiques de la première...
An information session to help researchers more used to applying to CIHR to understand the terminology, expectations and research goals of Social Sciences and Humanities grant competitions, especially the Insight Grant.
SSHRC IG funded 2013: Black markets in wartime expose serious economic and social tensions; the choices faced in wartime are instructive for understanding contemporary issues in economic regulation. In France, wartime shortages and state controls accentuated stresses that reveal critical...
Partnership Development Grant awarded 2013: This project will establish a new partnership among selected university and museum institutions in Canada and England. Our aim is to illuminate, in new ways, the global circulation of material culture from and through northern North America - and the...
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 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...