Research

Recent Funded Research Projects

Feb. 2011 – Aug. 2012
Conceptualizing a technology-mediated professional development model. Co-investigator Dr. Charmaine Brooks. Funded by Alberta Education.
August 2009 – August 2010
Examining the effectiveness of teacher professional development for the new social studies curriculum: A case study in the St. Albert Protestant School District. Funded by Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium.
August 2009 – July 2010
Preparing to teach in a digital age: Phase III. Co-investigator Dr. Teddy Moline. Funded by Faculty of Education SAS Grant
July 2008 – June 2009
Preparing to teach in a digital age. Co-investigator: Brenda Dyck. Funded by Alberta Advisory Council for Educational Studies.
August 2008 – March 2009
Preparing to teach in a digital age: Phase II. School-based Technology Project. Co-investigator: Brenda Dyck. Funded by Faculty of Education.
January 2005 – December 2007
Helping pre-service teachers make critical theory to practice connections: Can videoconferencing play a role? Funded by Alberta Education.
May 2004 – May 2007
Preservice teachers" historical understanding: from theory to practice. Co-investigator Dr. Amy von Heyking. Funded by Alberta Advisory Committee for Educational Studies (AACES).
TTFE SiteSeptember 2004 – June 2005 
Assessing the impact of the Teaching with Technology in the Faculty of Education website. Funded by a Faculty of Education Professional Development Grant.
September 2003 – June 2004
Thinking differently about technology enhanced learning environments. Funded by a Faculty of Education Professional Development Grant.
September 2003 – December 2004
The nature and impact of preservice teachers’ historical understanding. Co-investigator Dr. Amy vonHeyking. Funded by Humanities, Fine Arts And Social Science Research Operating Grant.
September 2001 to August 2002
Scholarship of teaching and transformation: examining constructivist practice as transformative agent. Co-investigator Dr. Katy Campbell. Funded by the Alberta Initiative for School Improvement.
June 2001 to December 2001
Examining the thinking and experiences of teacher participants in a graduate course focused on constructivist uses of the Internet. Funded by the University of Alberta, Support for Advancement of Scholarship (SAS).
April 1999 to March 2002
The Internet in teaching and learning in Canadian schools: A study in educational change. Co-investigator: Dr. Dianne Oberg.  Funded by The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.
January 1999 to December 1999
Learning social studies through a virtual field trip to schools. Funded by University Teaching Research Fund, University of Alberta.
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