Principal Investigator:Estok, Erin Licenced Year(s):
Aims of this research are to make an academic contribution to the existing literature and ongoing consultation processes that will inform the First Nations Education Act, slated to be tabled in Parliament in Sept. 2014.
The project will compare educational outcomes in three Aboriginal communities at varying points on the self-governance continuum. This project will examine both...
Principal Investigator:Martin, Marissa Licenced Year(s):
This study will focus on the following:
1) The development of a formal performance measurement framework focused on the Closing the Aboriginal Student Achievement Gap Initiative. This framework will serve as a blueprint for program managers to use in measuring and reporting on the results and outcomes of this Initiative over its lifecycle.
2) The development of a supporting decision making logi...
Principal Investigator:Jaker, Alessandro M Licenced Year(s):201420132012
The goal of this research is to produce an intermediate-level Dogrib language reader, for young people who have some basic knowledge of the language but are still struggling with more difficult or complex forms. The stories themselves will focus on local legends, and local history of the Yellowknives Dene. Thus, the goals are both to increase young people's competence in Dogrib, and make traditi...
Principal Investigator:Taylor, Donald M. Licenced Year(s):2010
All of the objectives of this research are designed to be beneficial to members of Inuit communities. The goals of the research are to:
1 - Support territorial ministries of education, regional education authorities and local communities to address the strategic educational challenges they face.
2 - Build the capacity within each territory/region that will enable individuals at the community, m...
Principal Investigator:Robinson, Suzanne M Licenced Year(s):2007
The main goal of this Master's level research project is to create a video featuring local people expressing their views about how education and learning are an important part of family and community life. Through the making of the video, family literacy will be celebrated and promoted as a way of advancing literacy, in general. The project has three main components: the creation of a video about...
Principal Investigator:Tolley, Charles (Chuck) H Licenced Year(s):
The objectives are to determine the success factors at Chief Jimmy Bruneau School and to publish these in a final report that will provide evidence-based information and recommendations that other aboriginal schools could incorporate into improving education for aboriiginal students.
The research will take place at Chief Jimmy Bruneau School in Bechoko. Interviews will take place with a variet...
Principal Investigator:Hart, Elisa J. Licenced Year(s):
The objective of this final work on the Tuktoyaktuk Place Names Project is to review the draft of the book that reports the results of this project.The proposed benefits for completing the book on place names and stories about the land are: to provide educational material on Inuvialuit culture, history and geography for use in local schools, and to provide a book which can be enjoyed by the peopl...
Principal Investigator:Bender, Emilee Licenced Year(s):
The project will explore how a reconsidered learning environment may better respond to the cultural and educational needs of northern learners. It will include a study of both formal and informal learning environments, traditional building practices, and will also explore how traditional native teachings, ceremonial and ritual spaces, as well as appropriate technologies could be utilized to enhanc...
Principal Investigator:Hodgkins, Andrew P Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Ruttan, Lia Licenced Year(s):
The proposed study will examine differences in parents viewpoints related to their priorities for their childrens learning experience and educational goals. The reseacrcher will survey parents in Fort Smith, NT to determine what factors are important to them regarding their children's public education. Interviews will be conducted following identification of key issues emerging from the survey d...