Christine Pinsent-Johnson

Towards the Development of an International Research Strategy for Literacy and Essential Skills (2009)

Perspectives from Academic and Practitioner Researchers in Canada and Ireland

This document summarizes material presented during the annual conference of the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education (CASAE), held in Ottawa in 2009.

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2011-08-12

Understanding Learning Transfer in Employment Preparation Programs for Adults with Low Skills (2009)

Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 61(1), 1-13

While formal training plays a major role in helping adults upgrade skills, it is also important that learners be able to transfer those improved skills to real-life settings.

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2011-05-10

The Changing Face of Literacy in Ottawa (2002)

A Research Project for the Ottawa-Carleton Coalition for Literacy

This report gives thought to the perception that in the midst of these tumultuous times the face of literacy is changing. Change demands a response, and this research project was formulated in an effort to engage some key players in the formulation of a collective response. Together, literacy students, literacy practitioners and representatives from community partners, addressed the following issues:

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2009-09-09

The Changing Face of Literacy in Ottawa (2002)

A Research Project Summary for the Ottawa-Carleton Coalition for Literacy

The authors of this study set out a number of questions about literacy, including its definition in the current world; other issues affecting students’ ability to achieve their goals; what prompts students to participate in literacy programs; and whether some types of programs are more attractive than others.

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2009-07-29

Connecting Literacy, Learning & Work (2008)

This book is intended for those who work in adult literacy programs and are engaged in the on-going process of making connections between literacy, learning and work. It contains some research-based discussion, curriculum ideas, a few ready-to-use tools, interviews with instructors, and student photo stories.

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2009-05-20

Security Officer Demonstration - LBS Level 2/3 (2005)

The Security Officer LBS Level 2/3 booklet gives learners and instructors information on a career as a security officer.

It includes essential core skills chart, demonstrations, resources and other useful information.

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2006-03-10

What Does Sociocultural Learning and Literacy Look like in an Adult Employment Preparation Program? (2004)

This document is a thesis submitted to the Faculty of Education, University of Ottawa, in conformity with the requirements for a Master of Arts (Education).

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2005-08-25
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