19 record(s) found with the tag "students" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Parent Support for and Understanding of the Outcome-Based Report Card: A Case Study from Yellowknife Education District No. 1
Principal Investigator: Maguire, Deborah J
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The case study design will address its four research questions to investigate parent support for and understanding of the outcome-based report card within the Yellowknife Education District No.1.: Q 1. What is the level of parent support for the outcome-based report card? Q 2. How do parents understand the shift to outcome-based report card? Q 3. What are the concerns and opinions that parent...


How Standard is Standard? Comparing culturally sensitive language norms versus CELF P2 in NWT.
Principal Investigator: Hay, Amie
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: The objective of this study is to discern whether the norms associated with the test currently being used accurately depict the population being served and to provide information for future study of language profiles of Inuvialuktun and Gwich'in. The project team will provide information on the project to parents and schools, and obtain consent from parents/guardians who are interested in part...


Formative Evaluation Study of the BSN Program
Principal Investigator: Brennan, Jodi N
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2008
Summary: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the revised nursing curriculum being used as Aurora College as a partner within Collaboration for Academic Education in Nursing (CAEN). Students, faculty and clinical agencies will share their experiences of the curriculum. Data will be collected using Aurora College course and semester evaluation forms and faculty meetings. This data will be used to ...


Evaluating Concept Mapping as a Teaching Strategy to Promote Meaningful Learning in Clinical Practice with Baccalaureate Nursing Students
Principal Investigator: Brennan, Jodi N
Licenced Year(s): 2010 2005
Summary: The overall aim of this research is to evaluate the effectiveness of concept mapping as a teaching/learning tool in clinical practice courses in years one, two and three of the nursing program. The objectives include the following: evaluate one concept map per student weekly during the clinical course, and obtain student and faculty input on utilizing concept mapping as a teaching tool. ...


Storying Progress: Documenting Non-Academic Outcomes among Aboriginal Learners
Principal Investigator: Balanoff, Helen
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: Success in adult education is measured by academic achievement, but other benefits for learners exist. This study will examine non-academic outcomes among Aboriginal learners in an effort to reframe notions of success. The project will involve learners and instructors from three adult education programs: campus, community learning centres, and community-based non-government programs. Participa...


Information Seeking Processes of Junior High Students: A Case Study of CD-ROM Encyclopedia Use.
Principal Investigator: Branch, Jennifer
Licenced Year(s): 1999
Summary: The researcher will meet with community members, parents, students, teachers and school administrators to learn about the information seeking processes of junior high students. The equipment used on site will include a computer with CD-ROM capabilities, audio cassette recorder and video cassette recorder. The methods of data collection will include interviews, observations and verbal protocol anal...


The Internet as a Research and Communications Tool: the Promise and Reality
Principal Investigator: Hogan, Bernard
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: This study will involve using survey questionnaires to gather data on student usage of the Internet at Aurora College (Ft. Smith, Inuvik, and Yellowknife campuses). Approximately 150 students will be surveyed in Fort Smith, 70 students in Inuvik, and 150 students in Yellowknife. This data will be evaluated to determine the usefulness of the Internet for communications and research purposes....


A case study of grade 12 native students in a Northwest Territories high school
Principal Investigator: Johns, Arlene E.
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1993 1992 1991
Summary: The researcher will continue to examine the factors that contribute to the successful completion of high school by native students. Interviews of students, parents and teachers will be conducted. The information collected in this study may help to determine how the existing school system can encourage students to complete their high school education....


Field studies of the Environmental Technology Training Program
Principal Investigator: Maus, Lin
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1991
Summary: The students will be given the opportunity to conduct different field techniques in the disciplines of archaeology, botany and marine ecology. Additional activities will include orienteering and basic field camp procedures....


Arctic Quaternary Geologic Field School
Principal Investigator: Retelle, Michael J.
Licenced Year(s): 1991
Summary: The field school introduces students to the processes operating in the modern physical environment in a glaciated terrain....


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