Recently Awarded Research Grants

Year 2021

Post-pandemic Futures for Internationalization of the University

This qualitative study seeks to understand, through the views, insights and experiences of administrators, staff, faculty, and international students, how internationalization at a Western Canadian university is being impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Kumari Beck (Principal Investigator)
Roumi Ilieva (Co-Investigators)

Funding Agency: SFU/SSHRC
Program: SSHRC Small Research Grant

New Media Pedagogy: Designing Critical Digital Learning Experiences

This study brings together two disciplines: media education and moral education, to explore ways of fostering critical reasoning transformations in students on issues of justice, identity, and society within the context of new media pedagogy for secondary school students.

Robyn Ilten-Gee (Principal Investigator)

Funding Agency: SFU/SSHRC
Program: SSHRC Small Research Grant

Cultivating University Students' Capacity to Engage with Contentious Socioscientific Issues: Countering Mis/disinformation with Critical Socioscientific Literacies

This ethnographic design-based pilot study aims to research on how to integrate critical socioscientific literacies in an undergraduate science course.

Angel Lin (Principal Investigator)
Megan Barker (Co-Investigator)

Funding Agency: SFU/SSHRC
Program: SSHRC Small Research Grant

Understanding Students’ Choice of Course Modality in Changing Times

This study tests a survey with 500 students during the pandemic, both to capture how the shift to remote teaching has influenced modality choice (remote teaching versus previously-designed online courses) and to examines the role of pedagogical features in student decision-making around course modality choice (in-person, online and hybrid).

Kevin O’Neill (Principal Investigator)

Funding Agency: SFU/SSHRC
Program: SSHRC Small Research Grant

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