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Tlicho On-line and Print Dictionary
Principal Investigator: Saxon, Leslie A.
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014 2013 2011 2009
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1. continue development of the existing on-line dictionary, available publically at (http://tlicho.ling.uvic.ca); 2. continue development of the iPod/iPad/iPhone application "Yati", which is currently available for download from the iTunes store; 3. develop templates for the production of new print editions of the primary dictionary and larger dic...

Learning the Language of the Land: The representation of land in web-based Indigenous language education
Principal Investigator: Parker, Aliana
Licenced Year(s): 2011
Summary: The research objective is to understand the connection between Indigenous languages and the land, and to explore how that connection is represented in websites used for Indigenous language education. The central research question is: What is the significance of Indigenous perspectives of land for Indigenous language revitalization efforts? The connection between language and land will be the main ...

ESL Educational Techniques
Principal Investigator: SARIKAYA, SULEYMAN
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: The objective of this research is to learn different English as a Second Language (ESL) teaching techniques by observation of ESL classes. The researcher will produce a formal written report that will include all observational data, curriculum comparisons, a summary of student work comparisons and all new ESL teaching techniques. The final formal report will be presented to the Yellowknife/Nort...

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....

Syntactic Structures in Inuktitut
Principal Investigator: Nowak, Elke
Licenced Year(s): 1992
Summary: The Researcher will conduct purely grammatical research by gathering information on the social and political situation of Inuktitut: what changes and/or developments have taken place during the last four years? What is the situation in schools like, what kind of teaching material is available? What is the attitude of young people (under 30 years) toward the language?...

Patterns of Formal Structure in Inuktitut Texts
Principal Investigator: Ireland, Jeanette
Licenced Year(s): 1990 1989 1988
Summary: Jeanette Ireland has been collecting oral Inuit stories from elders of various eastern Arctic communities and written Inuit textbooks. She wants to see how Inuit stories change when they are translated into English. By learning about this change, she can make recommendations to improve Inuit textbooks that are written for schools. In this way, the textbooks would reflect how Inuit think and feel a...

Licence #2531
Principal Investigator: d'Anglejan, Alison
Licenced Year(s): 1980
Summary: To investigae how students pick up certain lingustic structures when trying to learn a second language. Tests will be administered to high school students by Dr. d'Anglejan....

Licence #2133
Principal Investigator: Ackroyd, Linda
Licenced Year(s): 1977
Summary: To develop a Dogrib grammar and dictionary to assist in the development of teaching materials....

Licence #2132
Principal Investigator: Rice, Karen
Licenced Year(s): 1977
Summary: To develop a Slavey grammar for the use in preparation of teaching materials....