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