David Greig

Applications of Best Practices: Part 3 – Instructional Ideas for Tutors and Students of Independent Studies (I.S.) at Frontier College (2003)

This document is the third in a series presenting instructional ideas and materials for staff and tutors to use with students in Frontier College’s Independent Studies (IS) program. It provides material related to classes that have been added to the program.

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2014-04-30

Applications of Best Practices: Part 2 – Teaching Notes for Tutors of Independent Studies (I.S.) at Frontier College (2003)

This document is part of a series of student-centred instructional resources designed to help volunteers with Frontier College’s Independent Studies (IS) program.

It presents a variety of common teaching methods and facilitation techniques designed to help tutors develop and reinforce their skills to better meet the learning needs of adult students. As well, there are suggestions for learning activities.

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2014-04-30

Applications of Best Practices: A Syllabus for Tutors of Independent Studies (I.S.) at Frontier College – Part 1 (2003)

Independent Studies (IS) at Frontier College operates adult learning programs, aimed primarily at people with disabilities. This document offers an outline of the main points of the IS course of study.

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2014-04-29

Best Practices: A Framework for Documenting Qualitative Methods of Evaluating Learning in Community-Based Adult Literacy Programs from Independent Studies (I.S.) at Frontier College (2003)

This report outlines alternative ways of documenting non-academic outcomes in community-based adult literacy programs.

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2014-04-29

Full Circle (2002)

20 Years of Independent Studies at Frontier College

Full Circle is a book that celebrates and documents the achievements of Frontier College's Independent Studies Program over the past 20 years. The I.S. Program was designed to fill a need "to find ways to integrate all marginalized people, but especially people labelled 'disabled', into a welcoming community of learning."

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2006-10-27

Year Book 2: Independent Studies 2004-2005 (2005)

A compilation of stories, photos and thoughts about the 2004 - 2005 Frontier College Independent Studies Program.

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2006-08-18

Evaluating Learning (2005)

Qualitative Methods to Document and Assess Informal Literacy Learning

Frontier College is well known for it’s Student Centred Individualized Learning (SCIL) approach to helping people improve their literacy skills. Since SCIL is a flexible, student-centred, qualitative approach to learning, Frontier College is looking at ways use qualitative methods to document the effectiveness of their learning interventions.

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2006-08-10

Tree of Life: Student Autobiographies (2002)

Every year, the Independent Studies class at Frontier College publishes a book of student writing. They have been doing this for 20 years. In 2002, we thought we would document a project that we worked on in our Self-Management/Literacy class from April to June of 2002. This project was about writing an autobiography.

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2006-07-20

Hybrid Literacy: A Model of Practice (2003)

“How can we effectively communicate the complexity of our programs and program delivery to a variety of stakeholders/ audiences…?”

This report on hybrid literacy presents a framework for beginning to answer this question. Frontier College has unique programs and unique program delivery.

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2006-04-13

Literacy and Homelessness Project - (Excerpts from) Phase 3 Report: More Ideas (provided by St. Christopher House Adult Literacy Program) (1999)

This paper contains excerpts from the report of Phase Three of the Literacy and Homelessness Project, which involved developing and documenting ways to do literacy work with homeless, transient or other marginalized people.

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1999-01-01
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