15 record(s) found with the tag "educational tool" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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I Read It, But I Don't Get It - The Effect of SmartReading Instruction on the Performance and Motivation of Adolescent Readers
Principal Investigator: Olsen, Cindi
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: This study will measure student motivation to read before and after implementation of the SmartReading approach, equip teachers with resources to use the reading strategies, and share successes to shape instruction. This project involves the use of SmartReading (a classroom approach designed to improve reading comprehension skills). Data will be collected from teachers in the form of surveys an...

Dene Games: A Curriculum Tool
Principal Investigator: Wicks, Darren
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: The objective of the research is to develop a Dene Games Educational Website for Chief Jimmy Bruneau School that can be used as an educational tool in the classroom. The website will be about the history, cultural significance, stories, old and new pict...

Northern Exposure: A Portrait of Inuvik Youth
Principal Investigator: Ip, Janet
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: The purpose of this research is to produce a 10 minute documentary video that offers an intimate portrait of youth living in Inuvik. Youth will tell their stories in their own voices through their choice of photos. Up to 40 preteens, teens and young adul...

Inuvialuit Ethnobotany
Principal Investigator: Bandringa, Robert
Licenced Year(s): 2004 2003
Summary: The goal of this project is to collect and document traditional uses and knowledge of plants in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR), to store this information in a permanent form for future generations of Inuvialuit, to promote and enhance education a...

Literacy Advancement in Knowledge forum« databases
Principal Investigator: Hawkins, Tyler
Licenced Year(s): 2002
Summary: The research project that will tract the Gates-MacGinite Reading Test scores of approximately 75 Harry Camsell students from between the 1999 to 2001 academic school period. The study will attempt to correlate the literacy score results between those stu...

Snowchange: Indigenous Observations of Climate Change across the Circumpolar North
Principal Investigator: Salomons, Michael
Licenced Year(s): 2002
Summary: In order to be certain that participating communities are clear as to the use and content of contributed material to be used in the project book and web-site, project staff will verify summarized data with all participating communities. A local elder will be hired to assist with travel to communities (planning, logistics, translation and accompaniment where possible). Community visits will be time...

Birds of the Mackenzie Delta
Principal Investigator: Salomons, Michael
Licenced Year(s): 2001
Summary: The research team will be based in Inuvik, and travel within the Municipality on foot, bicycle and by motor vehicle. While the majority of the Guide preparation will involve the completion of background research/literature reviews in libararies and on the internet, field studies will be carried out to document the bird species present locally. These species will be photographically documented; no ...

Dogrib Dictionary Research
Principal Investigator: Marinakis, Aliki
Licenced Year(s): 2001
Summary: The research team will travel to Rae-Edzo by air and road, in order to collaborate with the local dictionary working group. The primary activities of the team will include assisting the working group on the collection, and computer inputting, of lexical and grammatical information on the Dogrib language....

Flora of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Principal Investigator: Aiken, Susan
Licenced Year(s): 2001 1999
Summary: The research team will be based in Tuktoyaktuk, and travel by scheduled flight from Inuvik. No field camps will be used, and all transport in the field will be on foot. Data will be collected primarily through photographic documentation of both the plants of interest, and the typical environments in which these plants are found. A single voucher specimen of each plant photographed will be mainta...

Distance Education in the Gwich'in Settlement Area: Its Current Status and Potential Role
Principal Investigator: Cayen, Liz
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: The purpose of the study is to determine the current status of distance education in the Gwich'in Settlement Area, to analyse the existing education/training needs and to make recommendations about the use of distance education methods and strategies to meet those needs. This will involve surveying people who are presently or have recently pursued education through this delivery method. Data coll...