SearchSkip to Search Results
- 4Mackey, Margaret
- 2Laidlaw, Linda
- 1Alberta Centre for Active Living
- 1Arppe, Antti
- 1Brice, Melanie Allison
- 7Toolkit for Grant Success
- 7Toolkit for Grant Success/Successful Grants (Toolkit for Grant Success)
- 7Graduate Studies and Research, Faculty of
- 7Graduate Studies and Research, Faculty of/Theses and Dissertations
- 3School of Library and Information Studies
- 3School of Library and Information Studies/Journal Articles (Library & Information Studies)
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 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...
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...
Grade 2 Children Experience a Classroom-based Animal-assisted Literacy Mentoring Program: An Interpretive Case StudyDownload
Despite the growing popularity of animal-assisted literacy programs in North America and abroad, little research has examined how children experience these programs or what their significance may be for participating children in the elementary classroom context. Designed as an interpretive case...
Includes sample issues of the Council's serial publications Alberta Facts and First Reading.
Le but de ce travail est de voir si les stratégies de compréhension en lecture sont/ou peuvent être utilisées dans des matières telles que les sciences. Pour cela, le rapport recense certains écrits qui traitent des causes probables du manque de littératie et certains mythes qui existent à ce...
Literacy Learning in Playful Spaces: Using Multimodal Strategies to Develop Narrative with Young LearnersDownload
SSHRC Awarded IDG 2011: The initial two-year phase of the project is primarily interested in examining the possibilities for using touch screen (ipad) technologies with young learners when they are used as a means to facilitate the creation, modification and use of children’s own multimodal...