Research Projects

  • 2014-2016
    Co-Investigator; K. Toohey, Principle Investigator
    Utilizing a multilingual resource:  ScribJab in action
    SSHRC Institutional Grant, $6,115
  • 2011-2014
    Co-Investigator; K. Toohey, Principle Investigator
    Emerging multimodal literacies: Second language learners making video
    SSHRC Standard Grant, $121,584
  • 2011-2012
    Co-Investigator; K. Toohey, Principal Investigator
    Multilingual storytelling: Digital explorations
    Canadian Interactive Fund, Canadian Heritage Grant. $141,826
  • 2008-2011
    Associate partner; C. Cortier Coordinator; M. Cavali Co-Coordinator; P. Aguettaz, M. LeBenerais, J. Costa, M. Fitt, P. Lambert, Associate partners.
    Minority languages, collateral languages and bi-/plurilingual education
    The European Centre for Modern Languages, Council of Europe
  • 2009-2010
    Co-Investigator; K. Toohey, Principle Investigator
    Videomaking in three contexts: Building Cosmopolitan Communities
    SSHRC Small Grant, $13,000
  • 2005-2008
    Principal Investigator; F. Armand, P. Lamarre, D. Moore, & S. Sabatier, Co-investigators
    Éveil aux langues et à la diversité linguistique chez des élèves du primaire dans deux métropoles canadiennes
    SSHRC Standard Grant, $151,820
  • 2005-2007
    Co-investigator; M. Hoskyn, Principal Investigator; D. Moore, & E. Samier, Co-investigators
    Literacy of Multilingual Children in French Immersion Programs
    SSHRC/Official Languages Research and Dissemination Program, $99,956
  • 2002-2007
    Co-investigator; Maurice Tardif, Principal Investigator, with Co-investigators from eight Canadian Universities plus 11 South American, American and European post-secondary institutions
    Teaching Conditions in Canadian Schools, Major Collaborative Research Initiative (MCRI)
    SSHRC, Statistics Canada, the Council of Ministers of Education in Canada (CMEC), and the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF), $2.5 million.
  • 2004-2005
    Co-investigator; F. Armand, Principal Investigator
    L’éveil aux langues et au langage au niveau primaire, en milieu pluriethnique : projet comparatif Vancouver – Montréal
    SSHRC (Metropolis Project/Montreal Centre of Excellence for the Study of Immigration and Integration), $5,000
  • 2003-2005
    Principal Investigator; F. Armand, Co-investigator
    Recognizing Language Diversity: A Comparative Study of Language Awareness Teaching in two Canadian Cities
    SSHRC (Metropolis Project/Vancouver Centre of Excellence for the Study of Immigration and Integration), $26,070
  • 2004
    Co-investigator; F. Armand, Principal Investigator
    Conception et évaluation d’un programme d’éveil aux langues et à la diversité linguistique
    SSHRC/Canadian Heritage (Program on Multiculturalism in Canada), $50,000
  • 2001-2004
    Co-investigator; J. Beynon Principal Investigator with Co-Investigators H. Bai, W. Cassidy, & K. Toohey
    Pedagogical Models for Inclusion & Equity in Diverse School Communities
    SSHRC (Metropolis Project/Vancouver Centre of Excellence for the Study of Immigration and Integration), $55,000
  • 2001-2003
    Principle Investigator; Co-Principal Investigator D. Moore (L’École Normale Supérieure, Lettres et Sciences Humaines de Lyon) with Co-investigators, D. Coste, J. Beynon, & K. Toohey
    A Comparative Study of Learning French and English Among Plurilingual Children in France and Canada
    Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs & le Ministère des Affaires étrangères de la France, $10,000
  • 2001-2003
    Co-investigator; K. Toohey, Principal Investigator
    A sociocultural investigation of language learning in the intermediate grades: Children of diverse origins in English medium and French immersion classrooms
    SSHRC, NSERC, MRC (Centres of Excellence/Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network), $34,000
  • 2001-2002
    Principal Investigator; J. Beynon & K. Toohey, Principal Investigators
    Cultural and Linguistic Identities: A Case Study of Social Responsibility in One Elementary School
    SSHRC Small Grant, $9000
  • 1999-2002
    Children of Diverse Language Origins in French Immersion
    SSHRC Standard Research Grant, $83,000
  • 2000-2001
    Principal Investigator; Patricia Lamarre, Co-investigator, Université de Montréal
    A Comparative Study of Trilingual Youth in Montreal and Vancouver
    SSHRC (Metropolis Project/Vancouver Centre of Excellence for the Study of Immigration and Integration), $15,000
  • 1996-2000
    Cultural Values Regarding Language and Literacy Education Among Immigrant Families
    SSHRC (Metropolis Project/Vancouver Centre of Excellence for the Study of Immigration and Integration), $36,134
  • 1997-1999
    Principal Investigator
    Literacy Events in Linguistically Diverse Families
    SSHRC Small Grant, $4,998
  • 1995-1998
    Native Language Literacy Practices and Cultural Values Regarding Language Education Among Minority Language Children Enrolled in French Immersion 
    President’s Research Grant, $8,000
  • 1994-1996
    Language Practices in French and English of Minority Language Speakers in French Immersion Programs
    SSHRC Small Grant, $4,993; UNITE, $8,000
  • 1993
    Programme Cadre de Français Research

    Research Grant from the Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Education Responsible for Multiculturalism and Human Rights, $37,607
  • 1990-1992
    La construction des représentations d’une innovation pédagogique visant le développement de la littératie en langue seconde
    Doctoral Fellowship from the Social Sciences Research Council Grant of Canada, $34,887
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