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SSHRC PG awarded 2019: In response to the well-documented threats to Indigenous cultures and languages, this Partnership project will support the revitalization and sustained daily use of multiple Indigenous languages by developing modern technological tools and resources for these languages in...
A Caring Rebellion: Literacy, Power, and the Problem of Marginalized Self-Actualization in Neal Stephenson's The Diamond AgeDownload
Grounded in the methods of media ecology and Paulo Freire's Pedagogy of the Oppressed, this thesis examines the relationships between power, literacy, technology, and society. It poses the problem as to why some individuals can attain critical literacy and self-actualization through literacy...
A Comparative Investigation of Pedagogical possibilities of Digital Tools for Family and School Early Literacy EducationDownload
SSHRC Awarded Insight Grant 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.
Concerns have been expressed about assessment results that report girls outscoring boys on standardized achievement testing in reading and writing and boys outscoring girls in mathematics and science. This study explored how Western Canadian rural farm boys understand and practice multiple...
Citizen Perspectives on Energy Issues in Canada: A National Survey of Energy Literacy and Energy CitizenshipDownload
This national survey explores public perspectives on energy issues in Canada with a focus on preferences for energy sources, perceived and actual knowledge of energy systems, trust in energy-related organizations and sources of knowledge about energy issues. The survey also explores willingness...
Comics and the Emotional Situation of Learning to Teach: Collaborative Reading and Encounters with Adolescent Life in Graphic NovelsDownload
SSHRC Awarded IDG 2016: Using graphic novels as our objects of inquiry, this project aims to address how the aesthetic experience of reading comics explicitly focused on adolescent life may be enjoyable, educative, and meaningful for adults becoming teachers.
Objective: To explore the role of digital literacy on refugees as they resettle in Edmonton, Canada, and identify supports to help them in overcoming gaps in education, employment and strong community support systems. Methods: This study used a qualitative research method in a case study...
SSHRC IDG awarded 2020: This project explores the types and purposes of information and communication technologies (ICT) used by older Arab immigrants in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It describes older Arab immigrants’ selfperceived ICT competence, including knowledge, skills and attitudes, and...
SSHRC IG awarded 2019: From Ms. Grundy to Peter Parker, comics and teachers are curious bedfellows. This interdisciplinary study examines the history of the teacher in North American comics, and involves a praxis-oriented approach to researching with this hybrid form, studying the relationship...