15 record(s) found with the tag "personal experience" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Gettin’ F.O.X.Y: Exploring the Development of Self-efficacy among Young Women in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Lys, Candice L
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The objective of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of the Fostering Open eXpression among Youth (F.O.X.Y.) intervention for empowering young NWT women and facilitating dialogue about sexual health issues in the North. The principal investigator intends to offer the 8-hour workshops to participants in junior high/high schools and youth centers across the NWT. The researcher will collec...


Trajectories of Scholastic Achievements: An Oral History Study of Lived Experiences of selected First Peoples Doctoral Scholars on Their Path to Doctoral Education
Principal Investigator: Roy Chawdhury, Shabbosachi
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objective of this research project is to identify common themes and patterns of First Peoples doctoral scholars' lived experiences on their path to doctoral education. The research will be conducted using Oral History Research Methodology, where the research data will be gathered via narrators'/participants' personal oral history. In-depth interview, critical incident reports, and member ch...


Perserverance In/Through the Arts: Life Histories of Northern Indigenous Artists
Principal Investigator: Brook, Julia
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: To collect life histories of five established Northern artists that outline their development as artists during their youth. The research team feels this information may help support current young artists in the NWT. In this case study of five established Northern artists the research team will collect life histories. These life histories will emerge out of a semi-structured interview that take...


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...


Integrating Elders Experience of Past, Present, and Future
Principal Investigator: Ruttan, Lia
Licenced Year(s): 2003 2002
Summary: The objective of this study is to understand the process whereby Aboriginal elders in the community of Fort Smith have engaged in exploring and responding to historical events over the past century. These accounts have not yet been collected or analyzed...


Therapists' Professional and Personal Perspectives on Professional Practice in a Small Remote Community
Principal Investigator: Charlebois, Julie
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: This research will investigate mental health therapists' perspectives on working and living in a small remote community. It will involve interviews with three therapists living in the same geographic area. The interview questions will be related to per...


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...


Teacher Induction in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Tolley, Muriel
Licenced Year(s): 2001
Summary: The researcher will complete a descriptive study using qualitative methods. Beginning teachers in Northwest Territories communities will be surveyed to identify their professional, personal and cultural needs and to identify the most useful supports provided during their induction period. Each participant will be interviewed three times during the year: October, February, June, with the followin...


Using Literature to Stimulate Critical Self-Reflection
Principal Investigator: MacPherson, Mike
Licenced Year(s): 2000
Summary: Critical self-reflection is important for people to deal with the challenges of late modern or postmodern society, which are characterized by pluralism, rapid change and unpredictability. Critical self-reflection has been ignored in the foci of adult learning and there have been few studies examining the process of stimulating such thought. The researcher will use the facilitated experience wit...


The Role of the Adult Educator in a cross-cultural Context: Adult Education in the NWT Context: Aurora Campus, Inuvik, Adult Basic Education
Principal Investigator: Sharkey, Irene
Licenced Year(s): 1998
Summary: I will mainly reflect on any experiences and review secondary sources. I will collect data through an exploration of my own practice as an educator and through an investigation of significant themes previously identified in the literature studied in the area of cross-cultural and adult education. The following themes will be considered farther for their relevance in organizing the investigation: D...


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