17 record(s) found with the tag "literacy" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Learning from the Swedes: Community Perspectives on Literacy
Principal Investigator: Ward, Angela
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: The purpose of this study is to determine the policy and practice factors that account for the differences in adult literacy levels between Canada and Sweden. Literacy advocates are anxious to understand why Swedish adults have demonstrated literacy leve...

Strengthening Literacy Supports for Seniors
Principal Investigator: Stephen, Bob
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: This research has two main objectives; 1) to better understand the literacy needs and preferences of NWT seniors; and 2) to make recommendations for more effective literacy supports and services for NWT seniors. This research will provide a snapshot or p...

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...

Literacy in the Far North: A Case Study of One Adolescent
Principal Investigator: Dixon, Nora
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: The purpose of the project will be to document the nature of a struggling adolescent reader's reading experiences including types of materials read, the reading settings and functions, and socio-cultural factors that influence reading. This research will involve a series of interviews of one adolescent. A reading diary will be prepared by the participant. The researcher will obtain informed consen...

Policy and Planning for Ancestral language literacy in Inuvialuit and Gwich'in communities.
Principal Investigator: Bourcier, Andre
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: The goal of this project to discuss with the communities what their respective linguistic needs are and to propose a series of recommendations for linguists and cultural officers regarding their linguistic intervention in these communities. The first part of this study will be an assessment of the means made available to the communities by the authorities. The researcher will then try to determine...

Literacy in Igloolik
Principal Investigator: Shearwood, Perry
Licenced Year(s): 1992 1990
Summary: The researcher will conduct interviews and ask people what they use reading and writing for....

Adult Literacy Case Studies Project
Principal Investigator: Norton, Mary
Licenced Year(s): 1991
Summary: The purpose of this research is to describe how people in Arviat have developed an Inuktituk literacy program for adults. The research will be published so that others working in the adult literacy field will be able to learn from experiences of the people in Arviat....