33 record(s) found with the tag "educational evaluation" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Decolonizing Learning in Communities across Canada: Stories of Hope
Principal Investigator: Porter, Dave M
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The purpose of this project is to highlight the positive impacts of different approaches to decolonial education, which will hopefully ultimately arm teachers, schools and communities with the knowledge they need to move forward with the broad-sweeping changes that are required. Research questions include: What does decolonized education look like Indigenous communities/learners? What support...


Teachers' Stories: Culturally Responsive Teaching of Indigenous Students in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Amprako, Francis
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The objective of this research project is to explore the lived experiences of teachers as they aim at attaining the educational outcomes through culturally responsive teaching. Interviews of six teachers will be done who will answer open-ended questions. A 5-member focus group shall be used to confirm or disconfirm the data from the interviewees. There shall be two sessions of interviews, which...


Building Economic and Social Prosperity: Connecting a Northern University Vision Through Dechinta Bush University
Principal Investigator: Coulthard, Glen
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1) document, evaluate and support the development of Dechinta Bush University Centre for Research and Learning; Including: A. governance practices, institutional structures and partnerships, B. teaching quality, C. the integration of land-based learning with university programming, D. students' personal and academic development and success, ...


An ethical space for dialogue about difficult history: Program evaluation of a residential school education module in Canada's Northwest Territories and Nunavut Territory
Principal Investigator: Daitch, Sarah S
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: The aim of this research is to gauge whether the residential school teaching and learning unit in the new Grade 10 Northern Studies course enables NWT students to meaningfully engage with the difficult legacy of Indian Residential Schools. Based on the experiences of the students, the principal researcher plans to make recommendations regarding the teaching and learning material to the NWT Departm...


Assessing the SmartLearning Project
Principal Investigator: Anakin, Megan
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: The purpose of the study is to identify the impact of the SmartLearning Project on student outcomes. The SmartLearning Project involves action research conducted by classroom teachers and inquiry leaders in schools in British Columbia, Alberta, and the Northwest Territories of Canada. The SmartLearning Project gathers quantitative and qualitative data at classroom, school, and school district le...


Jane Glassco Arctic Fellows
Principal Investigator: Hall, Karen
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: The objective of this research is to understand and identify factors that have influenced certain Northerner’s positive contributions to their communities. This research specifically aims to identify the various social and learning environments of northerner’s that have led to their successes within the community. Data will be collected through a qualitative approach, using one-on-one or teleph...


Formative Evaluation Study of the BSN Program
Principal Investigator: Brennan, Jodi N
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2008
Summary: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the revised nursing curriculum being used as Aurora College as a partner within Collaboration for Academic Education in Nursing (CAEN). Students, faculty and clinical agencies will share their experiences of the curriculum. Data will be collected using Aurora College course and semester evaluation forms and faculty meetings. This data will be used to ...


Evaluating 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: The overall aim of this research is to evaluate the effectiveness of concept mapping as a teaching/learning tool in clinical practice courses in years one, two and three of the nursing program. The objectives include the following: evaluate one concept map per student weekly during the clinical course, and obtain student and faculty input on utilizing concept mapping as a teaching tool. ...


The Induction Program in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Abu Rass, Ruwaida
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: The goal of this research is to examine the usefulness of the NWT Teacher Induction and Mentorship Program for the adjustment process of novice teachers in the NWT. The results of this research will be compared with the results of the two year study that has been conducted by the researcher about the adjustment proves of the new teachers in Bedouin schools in the Negev region in southern Israel...


Re-conceptualizing School Improvement: A Transformational Approach
Principal Investigator: Brown, Curtis L
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: The purpose of this study is to explore strategies that empower and sustain schools improvement planning. The research endeavors to determine what kind of approaches emerge as having impact on school improvement in a diverse cross-cultural context. Specifically, this study intends to identify and compare which strategies are perceived by South Slave school education leaders to be most effective. T...


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