Education

A list of our current projects.

  • Learning Analytics for the Social Media Age

    Funded by a $478,622 Insight Grant (2013-2018) from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada(SSHRC). This major five-year (2013-2018) research initiative is designed to address the question “How do social media networks influence educational models?” The project involves developing novel learning analytics for the social media age. Learning analytics is “the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of data about[...]
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  • GRAND 2012

    Collaboration Among Scholars

    GRAND – Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE) in Graphic, Animations and New Media (Organizational and Co-authorship Networks Research Initiatives) – Funded by a $23.2 million grant from the Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada – Collaborative Network Investigator, 2010-2015. The Social Media Lab and Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd are members of the GRAND, a research[...]
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    Gender-driven Institutional Change

    Gender-driven Institutional Change: Advancing Women at Historically Male Dominated Technological Organizations Through Collaborative Research Networks (Organizational and Co-authorship Networks Research Initiatives) - Funded by a $478,147 grant from the National Science Foundation of the USA – Consultant, 2010-2012. The Social Media Lab is collaborating with the ADVANCE Program at the New Jersey Institute of Technology[...]
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    Social Media & Scholars

    How Social Media and Online Social Networks are Changing the Ways in Which Scholars Disseminate Knowledge and Information (Social Media Related Research Initiatives) – Funded by a $161,000 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada grant – Principal Investigator, 2010-2013. Social media has become more mainstream in recent years, and the use of social[...]
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