Awards and Grants

Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (2015-2017) (Value: 97,000)
The research project will conduct a needs assessment of key stakeholders within the University of Alberta to better understand their unique program requirements and to build an ePortfolio that is customizable, personalizable, and easy to use. 

University of Alberta Information Technology Leadership Award (2011)
Awarded by the Vice Provost Information Technology
This award recognizes one academic person for demonstrating outstanding technology leadership to their unit and their contributions to the campus community.

Faculty of Education Technology Innovation Grant in Education and Research (2011)
University of Alberta Faculty of Education START Grant (2011) (Value: $2000)
“What are you reading on your iPhone?”: A study of the traditional and digital reading experiences of pre-service teachers

Faculty of Education Technology in Teaching Award (2011)
Awarded to Dr. Joanne de Groot and Dr. Jennifer Branch by the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta “in recognition of excellence in the performance of teaching duties using technology”

Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund ($4170)
Discovering Web 2.0 Through Inquiry: An Examination of Graduate Students’ Experiences

Margaret B. Scott Award for outstanding contribution to school librarianship in Canada at the national level (2006)

ProQuest Learning and Information e-library Commendation (2005) for Focus on Inquiry: A Teacher's Guide to Implementing Inquiry-Based Learning

International Association of School Librarianship/Softlink International Research Grant (2001)