132 record(s) found with the tag "education" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Foundations for Student Persistence and Success in Inuit Nunangat
Principal Investigator: O'Gorman, Melanie
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2017
Summary: This project aims to address two questions: 1. What is contributing to Inuit students’ persistence in school, particularly at grade transitions? 2. How is the achievement of Inuit students being assessed? The objectives of this research are to answer these questions by gathering knowledge through case studies, data analysis and narrative sharing, and to disseminate such knowledge to educators a...


Land-based Learning in Teetl’it Zheh: A University-Community Bush Camp Partnership
Principal Investigator: Gaudry, Adam
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017
Summary: The objectives of this research project is to establish a community bush camp school as a site to renew Gwich’in land-based activities. This bush camp school will provide a critical land-based education for Gwich’in youth, guided by elders, where learning activities will be overseen by traditional Gwich’in governance. The project will incorporate a decolonial research methodology that will cent...


Cultural Education in the Arctic
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The goal is to examine cultural education at Helen Kalvak School and its role in the transmission of traditional knowledge. Specific objectives are to: 1) identify cultural programming at Helen Kalvak School; 2) document the meaning of cultural education for Inuit students; and to 3) describe how cultural education helps to transmit traditional knowledge such as hunting and sewing as well as o...


Exploring what success means from the perspectives of Aboriginal Elders, parents and educators in Aklavik, Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Watson, Meghan
Licensed Year(s): 2016
Summary: The research question is: “How do Aboriginal Elders, parents and educators define ‘success’ for Aboriginal youth residing in Aklavik, Northwest Territories?” The Principal Investigator (PI) will consider how these visions of success align with (or depart from) the Inuit Holistic Lifelong Learning Model presented by the Canadian Council on Learning (2007). The research question will be answered by ...


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...


Indigenizing Science Classes at Aurora College (Thebacha Campus)
Principal Investigator: Rosolen, Sarah
Licensed Year(s): 2015
Summary: The objective of this research project is to determine the interest of the Thebacha Campus learning community (students, instructors, program administrators, and Elders) in the indigenization of its science classes. It is also expected to gather advice that will assist the researcher, with indigenizing her science classes. The researcher will facilitate four sharing circles to generate discus...


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...


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