11 record(s) found with the tag "social sciences" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Foundations for Student Persistence and Success in Inuit Nunangat
Principal Investigator: O'Gorman, Melanie
Licenced Year(s): 2019 2017
Summary: This project aims to address two questions: 1. What is contributing to Inuit students’ persistence in school, particularly at grade transitions? 2. How is the achievement of Inuit students being assessed? The objectives of this research are to answer these questions by gathering knowledge through case studies, data analysis and narrative sharing, and to disseminate such knowledge to educators a...

Cultural Education in the Arctic
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licenced Year(s): 2019
Summary: The goal is to examine cultural education at Helen Kalvak School and its role in the transmission of traditional knowledge. Specific objectives are to: 1) identify cultural programming at Helen Kalvak School; 2) document the meaning of cultural education for Inuit students; and to 3) describe how cultural education helps to transmit traditional knowledge such as hunting and sewing as well as o...

Should there be Inuit Studies programs offered at Arctic College, Nunatta Campus, Iqaluit?
Principal Investigator: Smith, Deanna
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: The researcher plans to examine the types of programs that are offered to Inuit through the Nunatta Campus of Arctic College. She will interview both staff and students of Nunatta Campus in order to explore the idea of an Inuit Studies program. This research will benefit Arctic College by identifying areas of interest and development in the delivery of northern post-secondary education....

Acquisition of Affixes and Specificity in Young Inuit Children
Principal Investigator: Manga, Louise
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1993 1992
Summary: The researcher will be continuing her study on the language of Inuktitut in young Inuit children....

Shaping the needs of formal schooling to the needs of a Canadian Inuit community: A case study of Arctic Bay
Principal Investigator: Douglas, Anne
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1993 1992
Summary: As a result of previous years' research, I have determined that there may be differences between the institution of formal schooling and the institutions that guide Inuit life. I am now attempting to identify the types of changes required in order to achieve greater success in combining the two sets of institutional values....

Native Education As Cultural Brokerage: Learning In An Inuit Community
Principal Investigator: Stairs, Arlene
Licenced Year(s): 1992 1991 1990 1988
Summary: The research will continue to study processes of learning in an Inuit community today. The focus is on various learning settings such as land, settlement and school, and groups of learners such as adults learning new skills and school students....

The Tutelage of Crime: Dependency and Deviance in Iqaluit, N.W.T.
Principal Investigator: Patenaude, Allan L.
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1992 1991 1990
Summary: Mr. Patenaude will continue to examine the nature and extent of social change over time which may have resulted from the imposition of the Euro-Canadian social and criminal justice systems. This study, is independent and separate from Dr. Curt T. Griffith's project: "Crime, Law and Justice Among Inuit in the Baffin Region"....

A Study of the Effect of Education on the Inuit Family Within the Community of Hall Beach, N.W.T.
Principal Investigator: Hergovich, Eva
Licenced Year(s): 1991
Summary: The Researcher working with the classroom teacher will present two questionnaires to all Grade 7, 8 and 9 students at Atanaarjuat School. The questionnaires will investigate changes in family attitudes which might be attibutable to education and the television media. The first questionnaire will deal with family relationships and the classroom, the second with the influence of television on family...

Igloolik Oral History Project
Principal Investigator: Qulaut, George
Licenced Year(s): 1991
Summary: In-depth audiotaped interviews are conducted with selected Iglulingmiut elders on a wide range of topics including: life-histories, wildlife biology, hunting techniques, sewing methods, skin reparation, diet, education, philosophy, astronomy, climatology, treatment of illness and folk-lore. The tapes are transcribed, translated, word-processed and edited....

Licence #1967
Principal Investigator: Kaplan, H.
Licenced Year(s): 1976
Summary: To test for usefulness the Leiter International Performance Test with Inuit children of Kindergarten age....