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Philip C. Abrami

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My primary research interests are social psychology of education, meta-analysis, and the uses of technology for learning. I am interested in small group learning dynamics including virtual learning communities. I am

currently involved in two quantitative research syntheses: one explores the effectiveness of postsecondary education and the second investigates

instructional strategies which promote the development of critical thinking. I am also researching ways to use technology to support the emerging literacy skills of young children, especially those at risk of school failure. A secondary research interest is postsecondary instruction. This research is supported by grants from IERI/NSF, SSHRC, FQRSC & CCL. I am the Director of the Centre for the Study of Learning and Performance.

The language and culture of my heritage is passed on to me orally. it's a different way off learning than how I am taught at school. How do I keep my traditional culture alive while learning to read and being immersed in the majority culture?

Reading is the core of learning and staying in school . improving reading skills with young Aboriginal children can open up the doors to future prospects.

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