Research Projects at NorQuest

Building a Better Life

A federally funded community-based research project

Researchers at the Edmonton Public Library and NorQuest College are engaged in a three-year research project, funded by Social Sciences and Humanities Research of Canada. This project engages community agencies and residents to examine the determinants of social capital and learn about the kinds of social capital that help us to build a better life.

Research team: Marlene Mulder and Robert Marvin

Learn more about Building a Better Life

NorQuest College Applied Research Annual Report

The mission of Applied Research at NorQuest College is to foster faculty engagement in inquiry, scholarship and research activities to enhance educational practices for student growth and success. NorQuest is committed to enhancing teaching and learning through applied research.

Download the 2009-2010 NorQuest College Applied Research Annual Report

Context Situated Assistive Technology Training and its Impacts

February 2009

This qualitative research study investigates a model of delivering assistive technology training to adult students with a variety of disabilities who are enrolled in academic upgrading classes at a Canadian college.

Research Team: Flo Brokop and Sandy McIntosh – NorQuest College

Editor: Helen Brisbin

Download the Context Situated Assistive Technology Training and Its Impacts Report

Contact Information

Erika Goble
NorQuest College
Civic Employees Legacy Tower
10125 108 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 1L6