62 record(s) found with the tag "youth" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Mapping social and structural contexts of HIV and STI vulnerability among LGBTQ+ youth in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Logie, Carmen
Licensed Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: The research team has launched the first community based research collaboration on social and structural drivers of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and sexually transmitted infection (STI) among a neglected population in Canada’s North: lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and other sexually and gender diverse (LGBTQ+) youth in NWT. The objectives of this study are to: 1) Explore the lived exp...


Engaging Aboriginal Youth in Tobacco Prevention Using Social Media
Principal Investigator: Jardine, Cindy G.
Licensed Year(s): 2014 2013 2012
Summary: This research will explore if a social media intervention developed by Aboriginal youth (specifically videos to be available through YouTube) using a participatory approach can be an effective means for encouraging smoking prevention and/or cessation amongst youth and others in Aboriginal communities. However, because it is grounded in the tenets of participatory research, the scope and potential ...


Developing a pathway to authentic empathy by study of children’s drawings
Principal Investigator: Eady, Michelle J
Licensed Year(s): 2014
Summary: This project seeks to explore how children’s drawings reflect their perceptions of self, and to use the findings to begin to develop a framework for authentic empathy. The participants’ perceptions are to be ascertained through visual representation of their thoughts using their drawings and discussions about their drawings as empirical data. The methods for the project are as follows: 1. The...


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...


Youth-Led Adaptations for Healthy Sahtú Communities in an Uncertain Era of Climate Change
Principal Investigator: Morgan, Shauna
Licensed Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The long-term objectives of this project are to: 1. Establish the foundation for health programs that proactively address climate change and reflect the holism of Dene stories; 2. Establish the foundation for more comprehensive climate change adaptation planning by Tulít’a that will be incorporated into local policy and decision-making; 3. Build relationships of mutual support between elders...


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...


An ethical space for dialogue about difficult history: Program evaluation of a residential school education module in Canada's Northwest Territories and Nunavut Territory
Principal Investigator: Daitch, Sarah S
Licensed Year(s): 2012
Summary: The aim of this research is to gauge whether the residential school teaching and learning unit in the new Grade 10 Northern Studies course enables NWT students to meaningfully engage with the difficult legacy of Indian Residential Schools. Based on the experiences of the students, the principal researcher plans to make recommendations regarding the teaching and learning material to the NWT Departm...


Implementing the Future: Ethnography of a Land Corp
Principal Investigator: Smart, Miles S.
Licensed Year(s): 2012
Summary: To examine the Norman Wells Dene and Métis vision regarding research project themes (including but not limited to self-government, development, and land use). This research will employ ethnographic methods centered on interviews and to a lesser extent observation. These interviews will be open-ended and not follow a strict set of questions. Rather they would present the research themes and allo...


Aboriginal Youth Involvement in a Youth-driven Program: A Narrative Exploration of the Process and Impact of Engagement
Principal Investigator: Callingham, Christina M
Licensed Year(s): 2012
Summary: The proposed study aims to explore the following research question: “What narratives emerge, and are co-constructed, when exploring the experience of Aboriginal youth who engage in youth development programs aimed at fostering youth engagement?” Using the Centre of Excellence for Youth Engagement model for youth engagement as a conceptual framework, this study will specifically inquire how Aborig...


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