4 record(s) found with the tag "internet" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Young Canadians in a Wired World Phase III
Principal Investigator: Huxtable, Lynn
Licensed Year(s): 2013 2005
Summary: Initiated in 2000 by MediaSmarts the Young Canadians in a Wired World (YCWW) research study is the most comprehensive and wide-ranging study of children and teens’ Internet use in Canada. Phases I and II of this ongoing research project – which tracks and investigates the behaviours, attitudes, and opinions of Canadian children and youth with respect to their use of the Internet – were conduct...

Connecting the North: Northern Aboriginal Peoples Advocate for a Northern Information Highway
Principal Investigator: Matiation, Nicole
Licensed Year(s): 1998
Summary: Examination of "Connecting the North" symposium held in 1994, as a watershed event within the historical continuum of First Peoples' activism in communications technology and content in Canada's North. The researcher will trace the role of this symposium in shaping stakeholders' and government discourse relative to policy issues. Also will be looking at actual outcomes such as the creation of Ardi...

Distance Education in the Gwich'in Settlement Area: Its Current Status and Potential Role
Principal Investigator: Cayen, Liz
Licensed Year(s): 1997
Summary: The purpose of the study is to determine the current status of distance education in the Gwich'in Settlement Area, to analyse the existing education/training needs and to make recommendations about the use of distance education methods and strategies to meet those needs. This will involve surveying people who are presently or have recently pursued education through this delivery method. Data coll...

The Internet as a Research and Communications Tool: the Promise and Reality
Principal Investigator: Hogan, Bernard
Licensed 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....