Research Projects (current and recent)


 Digital Literacies in Botswana - Reading and supporting the literacies of women basketweavers, Hampton fund

 Critical media and literacy among street youth,  UBC Andrews Grant (see YouthCLAIM page)

The Youth CLAIM* Project: This SSHRC-funded project explores arts and media as critical social practices supporting the lives and literacies of youth in and out of schools and across social worlds  (see YouthCLAIM page)
         *Critical Literacies and Arts-Integrated Media 
 
YouthCLAIM in Botswana, See Focus on Southern Africa at:
 http://www.renafrica.org/Oct09HTML/October09.html#south 



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Infusing Multimodal Literacies into Teaching and Learning across sections of LLED 301: Language across the curriculum in multilingual classrooms: Secondary (UBC Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund) 

Paper available at: Language and Literacy: A Canadian ejournal

• The Youth Literacy Project: A collaborative (school/university) research project exploring youth arts and multimodal literacies in an alternative secondary school  (see recent publications and full text articles)

•An exploration of issues related to Holocaust writing and teaching for young adults. (see “Understanding in the Absence of Meaning”  on full text articles page). http://www.renafrica.org/Oct09HTML/October09.html#southhttp://www.langandlit.ualberta.ca/current.htmlshapeimage_8_link_0shapeimage_8_link_1
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