15 record(s) found with the tag "educational resources" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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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 4 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 non...


Community Development Learning Needs: Assessment of the Public Health Workforce in Canada's North
Principal Investigator: Bell, Marnie
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: Project Goal: Health and social service providers in the North will have access to a learning resource that will help them to support communities to find their own ways to promote wellness and healthy living. Objectives: To identify community development needs, preferences for ongoing learning and expectations for support from employers; to assess levels of competency and perform a gap analysi...


Nunamin Illihakvia: Learning from the Land
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The Nunamin Illihakvia project is dedicated to enabling the transfer of traditional knowledge, skill sets and values, based on Inuit knowledge and guiding principles in a changing climate. The specific objectives are to: 1) Facilitate the transfer of knowledge and skills among experienced hunters, Elders and younger generation Inuit for how to make seal hunting equipment, how to travel on the sea...


Tlicho Dictionaries, Placenames, and their Stories
Principal Investigator: Saxon, Leslie A.
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014 2013 2011 2009
Summary: The purpose of this research project is to increase the existing Tlicho Multimedia Online Dictionary and the related iPhone/iPad app Yati by adding the place names information previously researched with Tlicho elders (Dogrib Treaty 11 Council 2002), and doing additional research with Tlicho people of all ages. You can look at the dictionary on the internet now: http://tlicho.ling.uvic.ca. Other go...


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...


Teaching our Yellowknives Dene Languages
Principal Investigator: Jaker, Alessandro M
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013 2012 2009 2008 2007 2005
Summary: This project will produce two published materials, in Dogrib and Chipewyan: an intermediate-level reader, and a verb dictionary. The reader will contain elders' stories on topics from Dene Kede, with a focus on animals: the research team would like to include at least two short stories on each animal in both languages. The verb dictionary will list at least 200 verbs in each language, with the...


Information Seeking Processes of Junior High Students: A Case Study of CD-ROM Encyclopedia Use.
Principal Investigator: Branch, Jennifer
Licenced Year(s): 1999
Summary: The researcher will meet with community members, parents, students, teachers and school administrators to learn about the information seeking processes of junior high students. The equipment used on site will include a computer with CD-ROM capabilities, audio cassette recorder and video cassette recorder. The methods of data collection will include interviews, observations and verbal protocol anal...


Western Arctic Women Artists
Principal Investigator: McNeal, Joanne
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1993 1992
Summary: Phase One and Two were completed in 1992 and 1993. Phase 3 (completion) will review previous interviews and additional interviews will be conducted. Current interviews will become part of an international project headed by Dr. Rita Irwin of UBC....


Northern Survival
Principal Investigator: Ahmad, Joe
Licenced Year(s): 1992
Summary: This project is looking to see if traditional knowledge can be documented and distributed using the emerging technology of computer-based advice....


Media Education Research in the Town of Iqaluit
Principal Investigator: Henteleff, Saul
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1992
Summary: For a period of 5 days, I will work with a group of high school students from Iqaluit to conduct an assessment of contemporary television programs. The objective of the research will be to determine what interest the group has in this form of media as both a source of cultural information as well as a means for individual expression....


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