9 record(s) found with the tag "youth" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Marginalized youth and equity in public education in Canada: A pilot project
Principal Investigator: Tilleczek, Kate
Licensed Year(s): 2014
Summary: The goal of this project is to study trends of youth disengagement from regular schooling by examining; a) how to truly build equity in public education for the most marginal of young people, b) how to fully include youth, especially typically marginalized youth, in Canada’s 21st Century educational pathway, and c) how a preliminary focus on teacher education and youth engagement will help to crea...


Aboriginal Youth Stories of Culture, Identity, Community & Place: A Rural/Urban Educational Youth Exchange through Performing Arts & Technology
Principal Investigator: Conrad, Diane H
Licensed Year(s): 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The aim of the study is to initiate a creative exchange amongst youth in four 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 ...


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...


The Meaning of Education for Inuvialuit Families in Tuktoyaktuk
Principal Investigator: Salokangas, Raila M
Licensed Year(s): 2007
Summary: The goal of this research is to investigate the meaning of education for Inuvialuit youth and their families in the community of Tuktoyaktuk, specifically; how has the meaning of education changed for the Inuvialuit families? Further, how has education contributed to social change and how does social change contribute to changes in education? Also, is the meaning for education different for local ...


Youth in Transition Survey
Principal Investigator: Auchterlonie, Sandy
Licensed Year(s): 2002
Summary: This project will help to provide an understanding of 1) the transitions youth in the NWT face; 2) the difficulties that sometimes go along with transitions; 3) what helps transitions go smoothly; and 4) the programs, services and other resources youth n...


Canadian Youth, Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Study
Principal Investigator: Doherty, Maryanne
Licensed Year(s): 2002 2001
Summary: The research team will interview students in Grades 7, 9 and 11 (generally ages 12, 14 and 16) from across Canada to examine the changes that occur in sexual health behaviors and attitudes at critical development stages in adolescence. Nationally, data will be collected from a sample of 1150 students in each of Grades 7, 9 and 11. This method will simulate a longitudinal study of sexual health, ...


Information Seeking Processes of Junior High Students: A Case Study of CD-ROM Encyclopedia Use.
Principal Investigator: Branch, Jennifer
Licensed 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...


A Case Study of Grade Twelve Native Students in a Northwest Territories High School
Principal Investigator: Johns, Arlene E.
Licensed Year(s): 1994 1993 1992 1991
Summary: Upon consent, students, their parents, school counsellors and principal will participate in a case study to examine how some Native students in a small high school adjust and cope successfully while many of their peers reject the school system....


STAY IN SCHOOL RESEARCH PROJECT
Principal Investigator: Little, Lois M.
Licensed Year(s): 1991
Summary: The Researchers will interview students (ages 12 to 18 years) identified by Divisional Boards or local Education Councils/Authorities as at risk of leaving school before completing grade 12 and those students in this age group who have already left school. The study will determine what influences affected their decision to leave school....


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