17 record(s) found with the tag "adult education" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Evaluation of Early Childhood Development Training
Principal Investigator: Little, Lois M.
Licenced Year(s): 2011
Summary: GNWT Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) has commissioned this evaluation to: 1) determine if the current early childhood education delivery model and the Aurora College Early Childhood Development (ECD) Training programs are meeting the needs of students, parents, children, and communities in the NWT; and 2) learn about other models of training within the NWT and in other Canadian jurisd...


Implications of Industrial Development for Course Offerings at Aurora College, NWT.
Principal Investigator: Hodgkins, Andrew P
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: The purpose of this study is to learn how industry and industrial development in the Northwest Territories is affecting course offerings at Aurora College. Some of the questions to be answered include: Has program expansion been evenly distributed or focused in just one area? Has the college received subsidies and support by private industry to develop programs? If so, how has this impacted other...


Implementation of Concept Mapping as a Teaching Strategy to Promote Meaningful Learning in Clinical Practice with Baccalaureate Nursing Students.
Principal Investigator: Brennan, Jodi N
Licenced Year(s): 2010 2005
Summary: Concept mapping is a tool that shows students thinking on paper as they plan and care for patients in the clinical setting. Concepts are chosen based on patient information then links are made between the concepts. A picture of the "whole" patient can be seen on one page. The researcher is very interested to see if this teaching tool would help increase learning and thinking for Aurora College nur...


In It Together: Organizational Learning Through Participation in Environmental Assessment
Principal Investigator: Fitzpatrick, Patricia
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: This research explores the relationship among learning, public involvement in environmental assessment (EA) and sustainable development. The central research question is: Can organizational learning take place through participation in EA? A case study of...


Learning from the Swedes: Community Perspectives on Literacy
Principal Investigator: Ward, Angela
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: The purpose of this study is to determine the policy and practice factors that account for the differences in adult literacy levels between Canada and Sweden. Literacy advocates are anxious to understand why Swedish adults have demonstrated literacy leve...


Strengthening Literacy Supports for Seniors
Principal Investigator: Stephen, Bob
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: This research has two main objectives; 1) to better understand the literacy needs and preferences of NWT seniors; and 2) to make recommendations for more effective literacy supports and services for NWT seniors. This research will provide a snapshot or p...


Characteristics of Successful Northern Students in Community Learning Centres in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Kielly, Harry
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: This project is part of the requirements of a Master of Education program at the University of Aberdeen and will a) provide information to enhance the delivery of programs and potentially increase the success rate in Community Learning Centres; b) suppor...


Using Literature to Stimulate Critical Self-Reflection
Principal Investigator: MacPherson, Mike
Licenced Year(s): 2000
Summary: Critical self-reflection is important for people to deal with the challenges of late modern or postmodern society, which are characterized by pluralism, rapid change and unpredictability. Critical self-reflection has been ignored in the foci of adult learning and there have been few studies examining the process of stimulating such thought. The researcher will use the facilitated experience wit...


Negative Self-Attribution of Adults in Mathematics: case studies of origin and function.
Principal Investigator: Labrentz, Arnold
Licenced Year(s): 2000 1998
Summary: This research project involves examining negative attitudes towards mathematics. Data collection will be by questionnaire and videotaped interview. A series of questionnaires will be given to a number of students to assess their level of math anxiety. Those identified as being math anxious will be asked to participate in a more in-depth interview. All participation is voluntary and all informatio...


The Role of the Adult Educator in a cross-cultural Context: Adult Education in the NWT Context: Aurora Campus, Inuvik, Adult Basic Education
Principal Investigator: Sharkey, Irene
Licenced Year(s): 1998
Summary: I will mainly reflect on any experiences and review secondary sources. I will collect data through an exploration of my own practice as an educator and through an investigation of significant themes previously identified in the literature studied in the area of cross-cultural and adult education. The following themes will be considered farther for their relevance in organizing the investigation: D...


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