Award Recipients

Knowledge Synthesis Grants—What new ways of learning, particularly in higher education, will Canadians need to thrive in an evolving society and labour market?
February 2015 Competition Awards

Application Title Applicant Administering Organization Main discipline Amount
A Transdisciplinary Review of Research into Spatial Reasoning Bruce, Catherine Trent University Education 24,385
Enhancing Key Digital Literacy Skills: Security, Information Privacy, and Information Ownership Burkell, Jacquelyn Western University Communications and Media Studies 24,968
Enseignement en immersion française et en milieu francophone minoritaire canadien : synthèse des connaissances concernant les défis et leurs répercussions sur la formation des enseignants Cavanagh, Martine University of Alberta  Éducation 24,745
Aboriginal Workplace Integration in the North Coates, Ken University of Saskatchewan Education 25,000
“Soft Skills are Hard”: The “Skills Gap” and Importance of “soft skills” Cukier, Wendy Ryerson University Management, Business, Administrative Studies 24,868
Focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) Initiatives in K-12 Education - STEM Education in Canada DeCoito, Isha Western University Education 24,732
Canadian Post-Secondary Education and Aboriginal Peoples of Canada: Preparation, Access, and Relevance of Post-Secondary Experiences Deer, Frank  University of Manitoba Education 24,460
Quels sont les modèles d'organisation des services les plus efficaces pour favoriser l'accès, la persévérance et la réussite scolaire des apprenants en situation de handicap ou ayant des besoins spéciaux  Dubé, France UQAM Éducation 25,000
Strengthening Deeper Learning through Virtual Teams in E-Learning: A Synthesis of Determinants and Best Practices Durier-Copp, Martine Dalhousie University Education 25,573
Citizen Science as a platform for experiential learning and collective action on climate change Lemieux, Christopher  Wilfrid Laurier University  Geography 24,915
Global Learning in a Canadian Context: A Knowledge Synthesis Lexier, Roberta Mount Royal University Education 25,000
Enhancing the Academic Literacy Skills of ESL Adult Students in Professional Education Lum, Lillie York University Education 25,000
L’interaction entre étudiants : frein à la formation à distance ou voie vers la réussite ?  Papi, Cathia TÉLUQ Éducation 24,981
What is the potential of Mobile Learning Technologies (MLTs) and their applications to support the needs of indigenous learners in Canada? Pulla, Siomonn      Royal Roads University Education 24,722
Management of the Arts and Culture: Something borrowed, something new... A SSHRC Funding request for 'Imagining Canada's Future' Reid, Wendellyn HEC Montreal Education 24,502
Leveraging peers in the school-to-work transition for women in STEM Rubineau, Brian McGill University Education 24,926
Le manuel numérique en contexte universitaire : Stratégies pédagogiques, nouvelles méthodes d’apprentissage, potentiel et limites  Samson, Ghislain  Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières Éducation 24,770
Strategies and Best Practices for Data Literacy Education Smit, Michael Dalhousie University Education 25,000
Community Service-Learning (CSL) in Canadian Higher Education Taylor, Alison University of British Columbia Education 24,410
Bridging the Theory/Practice Divide: Experiential Learning for a Critical, People-Centred Economy Waddell, Janice Ryerson University Higher Education 18,012