58 record(s) found in the location "Yellowknife" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Tlicho On-line and Print Dictionary
Principal Investigator: Saxon, Leslie A.
Licensed 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...


Social Work Supervision: Emerging Needs
Principal Investigator: Schmidt, Glen G
Licensed Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: The objectives are to develop a profile of the requirements of social work supervisors in western Canada and to better assess training and education needs. Advertisement and snowball sampling will be used for recruitment. Supervisors will be asked to complete a survey questionnaire and they will be asked to select a typical week of work and complete an activity log. In the activity log differen...


Develop a sustainability strategy for Yellowknife Education District Number 1
Principal Investigator: Spence, Duff
Licensed Year(s): 2015
Summary: The objective of the research is to provide the Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) board information on parents’ selection criteria with respect to school district for their children. This information then could be used to by the district to change existing program or service to have more parents selecting the YK1 district in the future. This increased enrolment will increase future fundin...


Rebuilding the Bridge between Community and School using Evidence-Based Practices: Impacts of the New Northern Studies 10 Curriculum
Principal Investigator: Cooper, Megan E
Licensed Year(s): 2014
Summary: The objective of the present research is to provide reliable, objective, scientific data that describes the short-term impact of the new Northern Studies 10 course in terms of: promoting a healthier relationship between Northern families and the school; and, the promotion of a healthy personal and collective identity for the student. To meet the research goals, the focus will be on answering t...


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
Licensed 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...


A Capable Person – Long Ago and Today: A narrative inquiry focusing on the stories of Northwest Territories Elders’ traditional Aboriginal pedagogies and comparing them to contemporary educational app
Principal Investigator: James, V. Angela
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: Through the Indigenous research methodology of story, the purpose of this qualitative research is to examine the traditional pedagogies of NWT Aboriginal Elders and NWT Aboriginal curricula that describe capable learners to see if they corroborate contemporary educational approaches proposed by educators and researchers as being most effective in creating capable learners and citizens who can navi...


Devolution of Power and Aboriginal Education in Canada: The Impact of Structure and Jurisdiction
Principal Investigator: Estok, Erin
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: Aims of this research are to make an academic contribution to the existing literature and ongoing consultation processes that will inform the First Nations Education Act, slated to be tabled in Parliament in Sept. 2014. Methodology: The project will compare educational outcomes in three Aboriginal communities at varying points on the self-governance continuum. This project will examine both...


Trajectories of Scholastic Achievements: An Oral History Study of Lived Experiences of selected First Peoples Doctoral Scholars on Their Path to Doctoral Education
Principal Investigator: Roy Chawdhury, Shabbosachi
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objective of this research project is to identify common themes and patterns of First Peoples doctoral scholars' lived experiences on their path to doctoral education. The research will be conducted using Oral History Research Methodology, where the research data will be gathered via narrators'/participants' personal oral history. In-depth interview, critical incident reports, and member ch...


Building Economic and Social Prosperity: Connecting a Northern University Vision Through Dechinta Bush University
Principal Investigator: Coulthard, Glen
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1) document, evaluate and support the development of Dechinta Bush University Centre for Research and Learning; Including: A. governance practices, institutional structures and partnerships, B. teaching quality, C. the integration of land-based learning with university programming, D. students' personal and academic development and success, ...


Learning the Language of the Land: The representation of land in web-based Indigenous language education
Principal Investigator: Parker, Aliana
Licensed 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 ...


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