16 record(s) found with the tag "technology" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Community involvement in technology infrastructure in Northern Canada
Principal Investigator: Fontaine, Trish
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: The Principal Investigator (PI) will interview participants of the digital panel forum and members of community organizations in the north to get a sense of how and why digital connectivity is important. The PI would like to make available the results such as what next steps are needed, what part of the process went well what did not and how communities can now benefit from this infrastructure. Wi...


Aboriginal Youth Stories of Culture, Identity, Community & Place: A Rural/Urban Educational Youth Exchange through Performing Arts & Technology
Principal Investigator: Conrad, Diane H
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The aim of the study is to initiate a creative exchange amongst youth in 4 Aboriginal communities (Fort Good Hope, NWT; Pangnirtung, Nunavut; Kainai Reserve, Southern Alberta, amiskwaciy Academy, Edmonton, Alberta) through performing arts, storytelling and technology. Through consultation with the communities regarding the study's design and objectives, and collaboration between Aboriginal and non...


Investigating the empowerment of teachers and students at Northern Canadian schools through telecommunication technology
Principal Investigator: Joordens, Steve
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The objective is to assess the impact of real-time, interactive, video conferencing in the classroom on teachers and students. Specifically, the research team hope to assess the impact of its implementation for student-to-student, student-to-expert, and teacher-to-teacher interactions. At the beginning of the project, teachers will be given surveys that will ask them about their engagement and...


Community technology development and use in K'atl'odeeche First Nation
Principal Investigator: O'Donnell, Susan
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: This collaborative research project aims to study and document the development of the K’atl’odeeche First Nation (KFN) Community Network. It will introduce the history of technology development and use in KFN, including broader social, political, cultural, and economic contexts. The project focuses on KFN's community technology development initiatives, and specifically the KFN Community Network. I...


Young Canadians in a Wired World (YCWW) - Phase II - Field Survey
Principal Investigator: Huxtable, Lynn
Licenced Year(s): 2013 2005
Summary: This project is a follow-up to a similar project that was done across Canada in 2001, and to the focus groups that were done in November 2003. The researchers want to find out what is changing in the ways that young people use the Internet. Issues they...


Literacy Advancement in Knowledge forum« databases
Principal Investigator: Hawkins, Tyler
Licenced Year(s): 2002
Summary: The research project that will tract the Gates-MacGinite Reading Test scores of approximately 75 Harry Camsell students from between the 1999 to 2001 academic school period. The study will attempt to correlate the literacy score results between those stu...


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...


Nurses Attitudes Towards Computerization
Principal Investigator: Kuntz, Patricia A.
Licenced Year(s): 1996
Summary: The population that will be used for this study is nurses working in a hospital setting in the NWT. Participants will be asked to complete a self-administered questionnaire (1-1/2 pages) and return the completed questionnaire to the researcher. A letter will accompany the questionnaire, explaining the purpose of the study and nature of research to each participant....


The impact of television on northern native communities
Principal Investigator: Standefer, Roma
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1993
Summary: The researcher will examine the impact of television on the community of Lake Harbour. Information will be collected through the use of interviews with selected people, including elders, adults and youth. Discussions will also be held with school teachers, social and health workers, Hamlet Council members and the RCMP. The research is being done to assess ways in which the CRTC can provide bett...


Northern Survival
Principal Investigator: Ahmad, Joe
Licenced Year(s): 1992
Summary: This project is looking to see if traditional knowledge can be documented and distributed using the emerging technology of computer-based advice....


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