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c. Research Projects

FUNDED RESEARCH AND FIELD DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES:

Year:    2002-2007
Type:    Individual
Title:    Professional Learning: Interacting and Enacting Narratives
Role:    Principal Investigator
Source:    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)
Amount:    $106,000
Purpose:    To conceptualize professional learning holistically using the concept of interacting narratives
Recipient:    M. Beattie


Year:    1995-1998
Type:    Individual 
Title:    Teacher-Self: Stories of Preservice and Induction
Role:    Co-Principal Investigator (with Patrick Diamond)
Source:    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) - Large Scale
Amount:    $75,000
Purpose:    To conceptualize and inquire into the development of teachers’ knowledge in their preservice and induction years


Year:    1994-1995
Type:    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) - Small Scale
Amount:    $800
Purpose:    To present a paper at BERA Annual Conference in Oxford, England
Recipient:    British Educational Research Association (BERA


Year:    1994-1995
Type:    Individual
Title:    Teacher-Self:  Stories of Preservice and Induction
Role:    Co-Investigator (with Pat Diamond)
Source:    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) - Small scale
Amount:    $3,000
Purpose:    To conceptualize and inquire into the development of teachers’ knowledge in their preservice and induction years
Recipients:    M. Beattie & P. Diamond


Year:    1995
Type:    Individual
Title:    Teacher Narratives at Corktown School
Source:    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) - Small Scale
Amount:    $3,000
Purpose:    To explore and study teacher narratives (3) at Inglenook High School.
Recipients:    M. Beattie


Year:    June 1993-June 1994
Type:    Individual
Title:    A Study of Selected Canadian High Schools, Principal Investigator at Inglenook Community High School
Source:    $1.7 million grant to the Canadian Education Association from Unemployment and Immigration Canada
Amount:    $325,000
Purpose:    Case studies of Exemplary Secondary Schools
Recipient:    D. Thiessen/University of Toronto


Year:    Spring/Summer 1992
Type:    Individual
Title:    From Student to Teacher: What the Students Say
Source:    Faculty of Education, University of Toronto
Amount:    $1,000
Purpose    Portraits of successful teacher candidates
Recipient:    M. Beattie


Year:    1990
Type:    Individual
Title:    The Teacher's Personal Practical Knowledge
Source:    SSHRC Small Scale
Amount:    $901
Purpose:    To present a paper to the European Association of Teacher Educators, Limerick, Ireland


Year:    1991-1992
Type:    Group with Andy Hargreaves, Ken Leithwood, Dennis Thiessen et al
Title:    Review of the Transition Years Pilot Projects:  A Case Study of Allendale School with Dennis Thiessen
Source:    R.F.P. Ontario Ministry of Education
Amount:    $248,000
Purpose:    Review & analysis of pilot projects investigating issues in the transition years (Grades 7, 8, 9) - a two-year study
Recipients:    A. Hargreaves et al


.Year:    Spring 1991
Type:    Individual
Title:    New Prospects for Teacher Education:  Narrative Ways of Knowing, Teaching and Teacher Education. (Paper presented at the European 
    Association of Teacher Educators, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 1991)
Source:    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) - Small Scale
Amount:    $900
Purpose:    To present a paper to the European Association of Teacher Educators, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Recipient:    European Association of Teacher Educators, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Year:    1991
Type:    Individual
Title:    The Making of Relations: A Narrative Study of the Construction and Reconstruction of a Teacher's Personal Practical Knowledge.  A two-year study.  Doctoral Dissertation, University of Toronto
Source:    N/A
Amount:    Unfunded doctoral research
Purpose:    In partial fulfillment of the doctoral degree, OISE


Year:    Spring/Summer 1990
Type:    Individual
Title:    Partnerships in Publishing
Source:    Canadian Book Publishers Association (School Group)
Amount:    $6,343
Purpose:    Contract/Research survey
Recipient:    M. Beattie
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