In 2002, CESC entered into a joint initiative with the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for the promotion of policy relevant education research. The CESC-SSHRC Education Research Initiative (CSERI) provides $3.2 million over four years for education research in Canada, allowing research issues on the PCERA agenda to be more fully explored than was possible in the past.
CSERI was launched at the SSHRC CESC Seminar Policy-Relevant Research and Dissemination: A Planning Session, held September 1617, 2002 in Toronto.
The objectives of the initiative are to:
A complete program description of the CESC-SSHRC Education Research Initiative is available on the SSHRC website.
The first round of research under the joint initiative focuses on the PCERA priority research theme Learning Outcomes. A resource paper on this topic entitled "Learning Outcomes: A critical review of the state of the field in Canada " has been prepared by Dr. Robert Crocker of Memorial University.
A symposium providing an opportunity for participants to learn more about
the research being funded under CSERI, CESC-SSHRC
Spring 2003 Research Symposium, Learning Outcomes and Transitions
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