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Summary

   Successful research funding (external): $ 1,325,992
   Successful research funding (internal): $    314,684

   Funding Organizations:
                                         



Current Funded Research Projects and Grants

External Funding

 

Title

Funding Organization & Funding Program

Period

Amount

Position

  Improving Recommender Systems for Learning through Web Mining to Discover Relevant Learning Objects from the Web Alberta Innovates Technology Future (Graduate Student Scholarship) Sep 2016 - Aug 2018 $ 10,000 Supervisor (MSc student: Mohammad Belghis-Zadeh)
  Combining User Profiling and Context Modelling to Provide Advanced Adaptivity and Personalization NSERC (Discovery Grant Program - Individual) Apr 2012 - Mar 2018 $ 114,000 Principal Investigator
  Multimedia Object Research Platform Host for Adaptive and Mobile Learning (MORPH) Canada Foundation for Innovation (Leaders Opportunity Fund) and Government of Alberta – Enterprise and Advanced Education (Small Equipment Grants) Sep 2013 - Feb 2018 $ 715,078 Principal Investigator
  Smartphone Application for Invasive Plant Identification and Reporting in Alberta Link to project website City of Edmonton Jan 2013 - Dec 2017 $ 12,000 Principal Investigator
  A large scale analytical study about students’ behaviour and the effectiveness of learning strategies, teaching strategies and course/learning designs through technical innovation in learning analytics Big Data Center for Technology-Mediated Education at Beijing Normal University (BNU), China (Collaborative Research Partnership) Sep 2016 - Sep 2017 $ 20,026 Principal Investigator

Internal Funding

 

Title

Funding Organization & Funding Program

Period

Amount

Position

  Multimedia Object Research Platform Host for Adaptive and Mobile Learning (MORPH) Athabasca University (Matching funding for CFI's Leaders Opportunity Fund) Sep 2013 - Feb 2018 $ 232,730 Principal Investigator
  Increasing Motivation in Online Courses Athabasca University (Academic Research Fund) Oct 2016 - Mar 2017 $ 6,000 Principal Investigator

Other Project Involvements

 

Title

Funding Organization & Funding Program

Period

Position

  Open Co-Creation: Collaborative creation of open educational resources and practices for diversity Ministry of Economy (Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad), Spanish Government Jan 2015 - Dec 2017 International Collaborator/Advisor

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Past Funded Research Projects and Grants

External Funding

 

Title

Funding Organization & Funding Program

Period

Amount

Position

  Building a predictive model to detect students at risk of not successfully completing a course NSERC (Undergraduate Student Research Award) May 2016 - Sep 2016 $ 4,500 Supervisor (Undergraduate student: Chris Cameron)
  Advanced Learning Analytics – Going Broad Link to project website NSERC (Undergraduate Student Research Award) May 2016 - Sep 2016 $ 4,500 Supervisor (Undergraduate student: Tamra Ross)
  Personalization of Learning Experiences based on Context-Aware Adaptive Learning Interfaces and Learning Profile Information Alberta Innovates Technology Futures (Graduate Student Scholarship) Sep 2014 - Aug 2016 $ 20,000 Supervisor (MSc student: Slobodan Jovicic)
  Smartphone Application for Weed Identification in Alberta Link to project website Alberta Innovates Technology Futures (Graduate Student Scholarship) Sep 2014 - Aug 2016 $ 20,000 Supervisor (MSc student: Elinam Richmond Hini)
  Adaptive Learning based on a Collaborative Student Model Alberta Innovates Technology Futures (Graduate Student Scholarship) Sep 2014 - Aug 2016 $ 20,000 Supervisor (MSc student: Jeff Kurcz)
  Advanced Learning Analytics by Combining Complex Analytical Functionality with Enhanced Usability Link to project website National Science and Engineering Research Council, Canada (Undergraduate Student Research Award) Jun 2015 - Sep 2015 $ 4,500 Supervisor (Undergraduate student: Tamra Ross)
  Using Intelligent Mechanisms to Enahnce Adaptive Learning Systems Alberta Innovates Technology Futures (Graduate Student Scholarship) Sep 2013 - Aug 2015 $ 20,000 Supervisor (MSc student: Charles Jason Bernard)
  Advanced Adaptivity and Personalization in Learning Systems through Collaborative Recommendations Mitacs (Elevate Program) Mar 2013 - Feb 2015 $ 65,000 Supervisor (Postdoc: Hazra Imran)
  Advanced Learning Analytics through Utilizing Data from Different Systems Link to project website NSERC (Undergraduate Student Research Award) May 2014 - Aug 2014 $ 4,500 Supervisor (Undergraduate student: Jeremie Seanosky)
  Personalized and Adaptive Systems Anonymous donor (funded after research proposal review) Mar 2012 - Mar 2014 $ 100,000 Principal Investigator
  Adaptivity and Personalization based on Learning Styles and Cognitive Traits NSERC/iCore/Xerox/Markin Research Chair, Canada (Research Assistantships) Mar 2012 - Mar 2014 $ 29,435 Principal Investigator
  Adaptive Learning in Moodle 2.x Albert Distance Learning Centre & NSERC/iCore/Xerox/Markin Research Chair Mar 2011 - Mar 2014 $ 21,134 Principal Investigator
  Advanced Learning Analytics through Easy Access to Educational Log Data Link to project website NSERC (Undergraduate Student Research Award) May 2013 - Aug 2013 $ 4,500 Supervisor (Undergraduate student: Jeremie Seanosky)
  Extending Moodle for Incorporating Learning Styles NSERC/iCore/Xerox/Markin Research Chair, Canada(Research Assistantships) Dec 2009 - Apr 2010 $ 24,593 Principal Investigator
  Bringing Technology to Market - Lyryx Learning & Athabasca University Online Learning Project Government of Alberta, Canada - Advanced Education & Technology (Alberta Innovation Voucher Program) Jul 2009 - Mar 2010 $ 67,000 Co-Principal Investigator
  An Adaptive Mechanism for Enhancing e-Learning    Link to project website FWF Austrian Science Fund (Erwin-Schroedinger Fellowship) May 2009 - Aug 2009 $ 13,587
(EUR 9,225)
Principal Investigator
  Automatic Student Modelling for Providing Adaptivity with Respect to Learning Styles National Science Council of Taiwan (Postdoctoral Researcher Program) Mar 2008 - Feb 2009 $ 31,450
(TWD 1,030,200)
Principal Investigator
  Adaptivity in Learning Management Systems Focusing on Learning Styles Siemens Austria & Faculty of Informatics at Vienna University of Technology, Austria (PhD Scholarship for Short-term Research Periods Abroad) Jul 2007 - Sep 2007 $ 6,190
(EUR 4,000)
Principal Investigator
  Adaptivity in Learning Management Systems Focusing on Learning Styles - Analysis and Evaluation of the Developed Concepts Austrian Research Association (Scholarship for Short-term Research Periods Abroad) Jul 2006 - Aug 2006 $ 1,547
(EUR 1,000)
Principal Investigator

Internal Funding

 

Title

Funding Organization & Funding Program

Period

Amount

Position

  Building a predictive model to detect students at risk of not successfully completing a course Athabasca University (Matching funding for NSERC's Undergraduate Student Research Award) May 2016 - Sep 2016 $ 5,675 Supervisor (Undergraduate student: Chris Cameron)
  Advanced Learning Analytics – Going Broad Link to project website Athabasca University (Matching funding for NSERC's Undergraduate Student Research Award) May 2016 - Sep 2016 $ 5,675 Supervisor (Undergraduate student: Tamra Ross)
  Investigating Relevant Factors for Identifying Students at Risk of Not Successfully Completing a Course Athabasca University (Academic Research Fund) Nov 2015 - Feb 2016 $ 5,992 Principal Investigator
  Advanced Learning Analytics by Combining Complex Analytical Functionality with Enhanced Usability Link to project website Athabasca University (Matching funding for NSERC's Undergraduate Student Research Award) Jun 2015 - Sep 2015 $ 5,675 Supervisor (Undergraduate student: Tamra Ross)
  Towards Personalization based on Motivational Aspects - Creating a Learning Environment to Enhance the Motivation of Learners Athabasca University (Mission Critical Research Fund) Nov 2013 - Dec 2014 $ 5,992 Principal Investigator
  Advanced Learning Analytics through Utilizing Data from Different Systems Link to project website Athabasca University (Matching funding for NSERC's Undergraduate Student Research Award) May 2014 - Aug 2014 $ 4,500 Supervisor (Undergraduate student: Jeremie Seanosky)
  Research Incentive Grant Athabasca University, Canada Nov 2009 - Oct 2013 $ 30,000 Principal Investigator
  Advanced Learning Analytics through Easy Access to Educational Log Data Link to project website Athabasca University (Matching funding for NSERC's Undergraduate Student Research Award) May 2013 - Aug 2013 $ 4,500 Supervisor (Undergraduate student: Jeremie Seanosky)
  Personalization of Learning Experiences based on Learning Styles through Mobile Technology Athabasca University, Canada (Graduate Student Mission Critical Research Fund) Nov 2011 - Jun 2013 $ 826 Supervisor (MSc student: Richard Tortorella)
  Enhancing the Accessibility of Educational Log Data for Investigating Effective Course Design and Teaching Strategies Link to project website Athabasca University (Mission Critical Research Fund) Nov 2012 - Mar 2013 $ 5,992 Principal Investigator
  Adaptation Issues in E-Learning Systems Vienna University of Technology, Austria (Scholarship for short-term research periods abroad) July 2005 - Aug 2005 $ 1,127
(EUR 760)
Principal Investigator

Other Project Involvements

 

Title

Funding Organization & Funding Program

Period

Position

  RAIM: Implementing a framework supported mobile and augmented reality technologies for ubiquitous, adaptive, accessible and interactive learning environments for all Link to project website Departamento Administrativo de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación (Colciencias), Colombia Aug 2013 - Sep 2016 International Collaborator/Advisor
  NSERC/iCORE/Xerox/Markin Industrial Research Chair in Adaptivity and Personalization in Informatics    Link to project website National Science and Engineering Research Council, Canada Apr 2010 - Mar 2015 Project Associate
  iCORE/Xerox/Markin Industrial Research Chair in Adaptivity and Personalization in Informatics iCORE, Xerox, Markin Foundation, Athabasca University, Canada Jul 2008 - Jun 2013 Project Associate
  Moodle Activity Data Collection and Analysis - DataMart Project Government of Canada (Knowledge Infrastructure Program - Open Knowledge Environment) Jul 2009 - Mar 2011 Project Associate
  Learning Communities Project Allan Markin Research Funding, Canada Mar 2007 - Jun 2008 Project Associate

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