Funded Project List

We list externally and SFU internally funded research projects of our faculty in the most recent twelve months. If you wish your project to be listed here but do not see it here, please contact us at edgrants@sfu.ca.

Externally Funded Projects

2020

Faculty Title Funder Program
Sean Blenkinsop
(Principal Investigator)
Mark Fettes
(Co-Investigator)
Living Within Earth's Carrying Capacity: Towards an Education for Eco-Social Cultural Change SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grant
Alanaise Goodwill 
(Principal Investigator)
Pandemic Experiences and Impacts of COVID-19 on the Mental Health of Indigenous Communities CIHR Knowledge Synthesis Grant
Alanaise Goodwill
(Co-Investigator)
Holistic Indigenous Mental Health and Wellness: Transforming Health Care Strengths and Solutions CIHR NEIHR Ontario
Alanaise Goodwill
(Co-Investigator)
BC Network Environment for Indigenous Health Research CIHR NEIHR British Columbia
Maureen Hoskyn
(Co-Investigator)
Ensuring Full Literacy in a Multicultural and Digital World SSHRC Partnership Grant
Kris Magnusson 
(Principal Investigator)
Krista Socholotiuk
(Co-Investigator)
Connecting Career Development and Mental Health in Schools SSHRC Partnership Development Grant
Masahiro Minami
(Academic Supervisor)
Inclusive Resettlement: Integration pathways of resettled families with disabilities in Germany and Canada MITACS Globalink

John Nesbit
(Academic Supervisor)

Teach Argumentation with the Dialectical Map

MITACS Globalink
Nathalie Sinclair
(Academic Supervisor)
The Use of 'Lesson Play' As a Post-Activity of 'TouchTimes' MITACS Globalink
Suzanne Smythe
(Academic Supervisor)
A Community-based Ethnography on Multiculturalism in Practice in a Canadian Context MITACS Accelerate

2019

Faculty Title Funder Program
David Kaufman Personalizing gamification strategies to improve young adult life skills training (Part 2: Support worker needs analysis and design of clinical interface) Mitacs Accelerate
Daniel Laitsch

Pan-Canadian Survey of Education Funding Structures and Processes

Mitacs Accelerate
Michelle Nilson Scalar social learning in community-campus engagement (CCE) Mitacs Accelerate
David Zandvliet Project: Building a National Ocean Literacy Strategy Mitacs Accelerate
Phil Winne Instrumentation for gauging computational thinking in elementary grades Mitacs Accelerate
Beth Marshall (collaborator)

Youth, Literature, Mobilities, and Civic Engagement

SSHRC Insight

Nathalie Sinclair
(co-investigator)

Using emergent technologies to develop mathematical objects- and actions-to-think-with

SSHRC Insight
John Nesbit & Phil Winne Coaching discovery competencies with context-sensitive prompts SSHRC Insight
Lynn Fels Performing Mentorship: Investigating Mentorship in 4 Arts for Social Change SSHRC Insight Development
Mark Fettes & Sean Blenkinsop Intergenerational land-based learning for reconciliation on Gabriola Island SSHRC Partnership Development

Beth Marshall
(co-investigator)

Youngsters 2: On the cultures of children
and youth

SSHRC Connection

Dan Laitsch

Fact-finding Survey on School Health & Nutrition

Research Contract

UNICEF Mapping of nutrition policies and programmes on school age children
Masahiro Minami

Reviving Hope and Home for High Risk Refugee Mothers

Research Contract Mothers Matter Centre

Nathalie Sinclair

Design, development and integration of mobile technologies for primary school education

French Embassy in Canada

Mourou/Strickland 2019 mobility programme

Phil Winne
(co-investigator)

Fostering Student Computational Thinking in Data Analysis through Self-Regulated Learning Prompts and Analytics

U.S. National Science Foundation DRL - STEM + Computing (STEM+C)

2018

Faculty Title Funder Program
Masahiro Minami Field Feasibility and Acceptability Testing of Action-Based Psychosocial Reconciliation Approach in a Post-Genocide Rural Community in Rwanda SSHRC Insight Development
Amy Parent Sidaxgat'ini?hl Gagoodi? (Our ability to strengthen ourselves, our hearts through the wisdom of our language and our own way of life) SSHRC Insight Development
Diane Dagenais Ecologies of multilingual and multimodal story production SSHRC Insight
Pooja Dharamshi
(co-investigator)
Pedagogy of Literacy Teacher Education: Meeting the Challenges of 21st Century Literacies (PI: Clare Kosnik; OISE) SSHRC Insight
Michelle Pidgeon Understanding Indigenous ethics and wholism within academic and Aboriginal community research settings SSHRC Insight
Nathalie Sinclair
(with Sean Chorney)
Gestural arithmetic: introducing early multiplicative thinking using mobile technology SSHRC Insight
Rina Zazkis Mobilizing mathematical knowledge in secondary school teaching: towards enhanced mathematics teacher education SSHRC Insight
Michèle Schmidt Investigating Educational Leadership for Reconciliation: Can Non-Aboriginal Female Principals Decolonize Aboriginal Education? SSHRC Small Research Grant
Engida Gebre Context and Challenges of Using Open Data for Teaching in Secondary Education SSHRC Small Research Grant
Daniel Laitsch
(with Alperin, Juan)
President's dream colloquium: making knowledge public SSHRC Connection
Elina Birmingham Investigating the effects of speech enhancement and compression algorithms for hearing protection devices in noisy environment NSERC Engage
Elina Birmingham Intelligent solutions for atypical auditory processing in children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Kids Brain Health Network (KBHN) Team Development Grant
Daniel Laitsch Preventing Extremism through Schools: A Review, Expert Consultation, Policy/Program Alternatives & Research Questions Public Safety Canada Community Resilience Funds
Mark Fettes Intergenerational land-based learning for reconciliation on Gabriola Island Vancouver Foundation Field of Interest Systems Change Develop

Internally Funded Projects

2019

Faculty Title Funder Program
Elizabeth Marshall Little Prohibitionists: Visualizing Temperance in Victorian Children’s Literature SFU SSHRC Small Grant
Danièle Moore Supporting Young Squamish Language Learners in North Vancouver SFU Engagement Community Engagement Initiative (CEI) Fund
Gillian Judson Imaginative Assessment for Learning (AFL) in Post-Secondary: Exploring The Impact of Cognitive Tools on Students’ Learning, Engagement, and Demonstrations of Understanding SFU VPA  Teaching and Learning Development Grant

2018

Faculty Title Funder Program
Allan MacKinnon SFU & Vietnam: Faculty of Education 20 Years After Symposium SFU International  International Engagement Fund
Paula McDowell Creating Augmented Reality Experiences with Students to Enrich Curriculum and Build Community SFU VPA Faculty Inquiry Grants: Student Learning Experience
John Nesbit
(with Joan Sharp)
Teaching Students to Argue with the Dialectical Map SFU VPA Faculty Inquiry Grants: Student Learning Experience
Sean Blenkinsop Teaching for Place-based Ecoliteracy in Urban Public Schools SFU VPR SSHRC Bridging Grants
Susan Barber Refugee Wellbeing in Surrey's Schools and Community at Large SFU Refugee and Newcomer Advisory Committee (RNAC) Faculty Seed Grant
Susan Barber “StoryShop”: A Writers Workshop for Creativity, Wellness and Self-development SFU ISTLD Teaching and Learning Development Grants
Roumi Ilieva Examining cultures of learning and their perceived impact on the learning of culturally diverse students in a graduate course in Education SFU ISTLD Teaching and Learning Development Grants
Vicki Kelly From Reconciliation to Indigenous Resurgence: A Digital Métissage SFU ISTLD Teaching and Learning Development Grants
Stephen Smith Exploring Somatically Inter-Active Pedagogy within the Health Education and Active Living (HEAL) Master of Education Cohort SFU ISTLD Teaching and Learning Development Grants
Phil Winne (co-investigator) Uncovering Students’ Enrollment Patterns Leading to Dropping Out vs. Success From The Engineering Program SFU Big Data Center  
David Zandvliet (with Eileen van der Flier-Keller and Kevin Cameron) Connecting Earth Science, Indigenous Perspectives and Environmental Education in Place-based Learning Setting SFU ISTLD Teaching and Learning Development Grants
Roger Frie Not in My Family: German Memory and Responsibility After the Holocaust (Book title) SFU University Publications Fund