ISSUE 10   August 2005  
    PhD student Julie Mueller shares findings on integration of computer technology within the classroom

Julie Mueller is a first year doctoral student working under three leaders in the field: Eileen Wood, Network researcher, Wilfrid Laurier University, Social and Developmental Psychology; Bill Proctor, Manager of IT Services, Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB); and Ted DeYoung, Special Education Consultant, WRDSB.

Network Career Opportunity
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Read the latest news about Network members
Updates and news on Network members


National Network lecture series brings together researchers, students and practitioners
During February and March 2005, the University of Calgary, the University of Alberta and the Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network presented its first series of lectures on Language, Literacy and the Next Generation.


Call for Papers
There is a call for papers for a forthcoming special issue of the Journal of Research in Reading (JRR).


You won't want to miss these continuing education events.
Mark your calendars for these upcoming events!


Extend your research opportunities
Since its foundation in 2001, the Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network has developed more than 126 collaborative partnerships.


Unique literacy funding database now available to researchers
The Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network, in partnership with Edudata Canada, announce the launch of a unique national funding database. This comprehensive database contains information for researchers on all sources of funding opportunities related to The Network's five research themes.


New initiatives facilitate Network student research
The Student Network Executive is pleased to announce a new initiative to facilitate the dissemination of Network student research.


Electronic sources of information
The Evidence-Based Education and Services Team (E-Best) is a research service for the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board.


Meet the Winners!
The Student Poster presentation was an integral part of the 4th Annual Network Conference.


2005 Network Conference - a Success Story
With record attendance and firsts such as media coverage and student poster competition awards, the 4th Annual Network Conference was the Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network's most successful conference to date.


Meet the Research Management Committee
The Board of Directors of the Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network is pleased to announce the membership of the Research Management Committee (RMC), as approved by resolution on June 22, 2005.


Improvement Grants Awarded to Schools
Six British Columbia elementary schools have been awarded grants to boost their students' literacy skills.





The Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network is proud to be a Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE). As such, we meet funding criteria based on research excellence, the development of world-class researchers, the creation of research partnerships, and the application of research to foster economic and social development.

The NCE program is jointly administered by three granting councils: the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), in partnership with Industry Canada.

Thank you to The University of Western Ontario for hosting the Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network.