Audrey Gardner

Flooded with Thoughts on Literacy While Bailing out in Calgary (2013)

In this paper, the author discusses the lessons about literacy she acquired while cleaning up after the disastrous flooding in Alberta in the summer of 2013.

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2014-04-09

Accountability in Adult Literacy: Voices from the field (2008)

To understand and describe the state of a field, researchers traditionally carry out a literature review. This approach is widely accepted as a way to summarize what is known in the field. With Connecting the Dots: Improving Accountability in the Adult Literacy Field in Canada the authors knew they needed to do that. But more was needed.

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2009-07-07

It gets in your brain... (2005)

Effective Practices in Adult Literacy Using Speech Assisted Reading and Writing (SARAW) with People with Disabilities

Like a tool kit or handbook this guide offers activities, resources, and suggestions to help you increase literacy learning opportunities for adults with physical and/or intellectual disabilities.

The guide is for instructors, tutors and coordinators in adult literacy programs and support workers and coordinators in disabilities and rehabilitation programs and organizations.

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2006-04-19

Survey Report - Speech Assisted Reading and Writing (SARAW) (2005)

Literacy and Disabilities Study (LaDS)

The Literacy and Disabilities Study (LaDS) project conducted a survey of literacy and other community programs in Canada that use the Speech Assisted Reading and Writing (SARAW) computer program with adults with disabilities.

The purpose of the survey was to learn about different delivery models and educational settings where adults with
disabilities use SARAW to help them develop and strengthen reading and writing skills.

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2006-02-20

Building Community Capacity: Focus on Literacy (2005)

Community Impact Evaluation and Literacy Practitioner Impact Evaluation

In 2004, Literacy Alberta and Bow Valley College partnered to develop a two-part training course for practitioners working in the literacy field. The first part of the project involved the design and development of the course and the practicum, while the second part saw the delivery of a pilot of the course to 11 “literacy specialist” participants from 11 different Alberta communities.

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2005-09-22

Literacy Specialists: Prior Knowledge and Experience (2003)

This document is part of the second phase of the “Connecting Literacy to Community” (CLC) project carried out by Bow Valley College in Alberta.

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2004-09-14

Building Community Capacity: Focus on Adult Literacy (2003)

This handbook grew out of the Connecting Literacy to Community (CLC) project, carried out between 2001 and 2003 in three rural and three urban communities in central and southern Alberta. The purpose of the project was to work with communities to develop literacy awareness, promotion, and support, and to improve access to and the quality of existing services and programs.

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