129 record(s) found with the tag "education" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Exploring what success means from the perspectives of Aboriginal Elders, parents and educators in Aklavik, Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Watson, Meghan
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The research question is: “How do Aboriginal Elders, parents and educators define ‘success’ for Aboriginal youth residing in Aklavik, Northwest Territories?” The Principal Investigator (PI) will consider how these visions of success align with (or depart from) the Inuit Holistic Lifelong Learning Model presented by the Canadian Council on Learning (2007). The research question will be answered by ...


Tlicho On-line and Print Dictionary
Principal Investigator: Saxon, Leslie A.
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014 2013 2011 2009
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1. continue development of the existing on-line dictionary, available publically at (http://tlicho.ling.uvic.ca); 2. continue development of the iPod/iPad/iPhone application "Yati", which is currently available for download from the iTunes store; 3. develop templates for the production of new print editions of the primary dictionary and larger dic...


Social Work Supervision: Emerging Needs
Principal Investigator: Schmidt, Glen G
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: The objectives are to develop a profile of the requirements of social work supervisors in western Canada and to better assess training and education needs. Advertisement and snowball sampling will be used for recruitment. Supervisors will be asked to complete a survey questionnaire and they will be asked to select a typical week of work and complete an activity log. In the activity log differen...


Indigenizing Science Classes at Aurora College (Thebacha Campus)
Principal Investigator: Rosolen, Sarah
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The objective of this research project is to determine the interest of the Thebacha Campus learning community (students, instructors, program administrators, and Elders) in the indigenization of its science classes. It is also expected to gather advice that will assist the researcher, with indigenizing her science classes. The researcher will facilitate four sharing circles to generate discus...


Develop a sustainability strategy for Yellowknife Education District Number 1
Principal Investigator: Spence, Duff
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The objective of the research is to provide the Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) board information on parents’ selection criteria with respect to school district for their children. This information then could be used to by the district to change existing program or service to have more parents selecting the YK1 district in the future. This increased enrolment will increase future fundin...


Rebuilding the Bridge between Community and School using Evidence-Based Practices: Impacts of the New Northern Studies 10 Curriculum
Principal Investigator: Cooper, Megan E
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The objective of the present research is to provide reliable, objective, scientific data that describes the short-term impact of the new Northern Studies 10 course in terms of: promoting a healthier relationship between Northern families and the school; and, the promotion of a healthy personal and collective identity for the student. To meet the research goals, the focus will be on answering t...


Parent Support for and Understanding of the Outcome-Based Report Card: A Case Study from Yellowknife Education District No. 1
Principal Investigator: Maguire, Deborah J
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The case study design will address its four research questions to investigate parent support for and understanding of the outcome-based report card within the Yellowknife Education District No.1.: Q 1. What is the level of parent support for the outcome-based report card? Q 2. How do parents understand the shift to outcome-based report card? Q 3. What are the concerns and opinions that parent...


Northern Men's Research Project
Principal Investigator: Randall, Katie A
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The objectives of this research project are: 1. to conduct research to identify gaps and barriers and supportive factors to Inuit, First Nations and Metis men’s participation in education (particularly literacy and essential skills [LES] acquisition) and employment; 2. to build the research & knowledge capacity of the northern literacy coalitions to further our goals of becoming centers of exper...


Marginalized youth and equity in public education in Canada: A pilot project
Principal Investigator: Tilleczek, Kate
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The goal of this project is to study trends of youth disengagement from regular schooling by examining; a) how to truly build equity in public education for the most marginal of young people, b) how to fully include youth, especially typically marginalized youth, in Canada’s 21st Century educational pathway, and c) how a preliminary focus on teacher education and youth engagement will help to crea...


Aboriginal Youth Stories of Culture, Identity, Community & Place: A Rural/Urban Educational Youth Exchange through Performing Arts & Technology
Principal Investigator: Conrad, Diane H
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The aim of the study is to initiate a creative exchange amongst youth in four Aboriginal communities (Fort Good Hope, NWT; Pangnirtung, Nunavut; Kainai Reserve, Southern Alberta, Amiskwaciy Academy, Edmonton, Alberta) through performing arts, storytelling and technology. Through consultation with the communities regarding the study's design and objectives, and collaboration between Aboriginal and ...


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