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Determining critical design elements that bridge virtual and physical learning about the Mackenzie River.
Principal Investigator: Swallow, Michelle N
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The objectives of this research are: (1) to gain input from practicing NWT elementary school teachers about the design features for an online learning environment and resource focused on the Mackenzie River and system; (2) to develop a prototype of a WWW site for use by teachers and students in learning about the Mackenzie River; and (3) to field test the prototype WWW site with representative edu...


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...


Teacher Performance Appraisals: A Tool for Teacher Growth and Improvement
Principal Investigator: O'Keefe, Jeffrey
Licenced Year(s): 2011
Summary: The objective of this qualitative study is to explore how current methods of teacher performance appraisals contribute to teacher growth and improvement over time in the Northwest Territories. This study explores how current methods of teacher performance appraisals result in teacher growth and improvement over time. Teacher perceptions about the value, benefit, and purpose of teacher performanc...


The Induction Program in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Abu Rass, Ruwaida
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: The goal of this research is to examine the usefulness of the NWT Teacher Induction and Mentorship Program for the adjustment process of novice teachers in the NWT. The results of this research will be compared with the results of the two year study that has been conducted by the researcher about the adjustment proves of the new teachers in Bedouin schools in the Negev region in southern Israel...


Teaching Writing Using Print, Multimedia and Digital Technologies in Canadian Classrooms
Principal Investigator: Vavra, Karen
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The study will look at ways in which teachers in Grades 4 to 8 address the issues involved in teaching writing in urban and rural schools across Canada. The goal of the research is to determine ways in which educators teach and assess writing, including their use of new technology as they work in the diversity of classroom settings that exist in Canada. The benefits of the research to teachers wil...


Developing Support Systems for Community Adult Educators
Principal Investigator: Robertson, Doug F
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: This Master’s-level research project entails assessing the situation of Aurora College Community Adult Educators working in remote communities in the Northwest Territories, with the goal of discovering strategies and procedures to improve the delivery of guidance and support to these individuals. Specific objectives of the project include: 1) assessing the current satisfaction levels, with regard ...


Building Capacity: Aurora College Teacher Education Program Review
Principal Investigator: Tymchak, Michael
Licenced Year(s): 2002
Summary: This review was initiated by Aurora College as part of explorations along with the Department of Education, Culture and Employment related to providing opportunities for northerners to complete the Bachelor of Education degree in the NWT. The project pur...


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...


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...


Dene Graduates of Community Based Teacher Education Programs in the N.W.T.
Principal Investigator: Bright, Marilyn
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: The study will explore experiences beginning Dene teachers have in their transition from student to teacher. Study attempts to understand ways which beginning Dene teachers integrate their traditional cultural heritage into that of Canadian mainstream curriculum. How is the curriculum document, Dene Kede, implemented in their work. Study will seek to articulate their needs for in-service suppor...


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