Lisa Langille

Bridging the Gap: Workforce Literacy for an Electronic Age (2002)

With the increasing presence of technology, the demands of the workforce are also changing. Workforce literacy programs need to reflect these demands.

This paper discusses the development and assessment of an instructional approach designed for adults in a workforce literacy program, learning how to effectively communicate in electronic contexts.

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2005-06-21

Workforce Literacy Participants' Experience with Technology (2004)

Upon entering workforce literacy programs, learners bring with them different experiences and attitudes toward literacy. Technology often plays a significant role the lives of the learners and in their potential workplaces.

This paper examines workforce literacy program participants' experiences and attitudes toward technology and literacy, as well as discusses possible implications for program development.

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2005-06-21

Adult Literacy Educators' Perceptions of Technology Integration (2004)

This is a thesis submitted to Acadia University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a Degree of Master of Education (Curriculum Studies). It discusses a study undertaken to explore how adult literacy educators perceive computer technology integration.

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2005-06-20

E-Literacy for the Workforce: Designing Effective Instruction (2002)

This study involved the development of an instructional approach designed to teach adults strategies for writing effectively in an electronic context through a combination of face-to-face and electronic-based tutorial sessions.

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2005-06-20

Electronic Writing and Workplace Literacy (2002)

This paper discusses the importance of integrating electronic writing into workplace literacy programs, describes an approach to instruction based on reciprocal teaching, situated learning and strategy instruction, outlines the data analysis process used to assess the impact of the instruction, and discusses the findings.

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2005-06-20

Getting Connected: Electronic Communication for the Workforce (2002)

Electronic communication is becoming essential for many workplaces. The definition of workforce literacy is shifting to include much more than reading and writing text.

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2005-06-17

An Instructional Approach for Workforce Literacy (2003)

As the workforce of the 21st century becomes increasingly reliant on electronic communication, it is essential that workforce preparation programs include opportunities for learners to improve their literacy skills for writing in electronic contexts.

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2005-06-17

Workforce Literacy Instruction and Electronic Writing: A Study (2003)

The 21st century workforce demands an array of skills which includes the ability to effectively use some form of technology. This may require educators to rethink approaches to literacy instruction in adult literacy programs.

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2005-06-17

Writing Assessment in Electronic Contexts (2004)

As electronic writing increases in today's society, workforce literacy educators must provide learners with opportunities for communicating within electronic contexts.

This paper describes the assessment of electronic discussion entries produced by 47 workforce literacy learners over 11 writing sessions. The context of the writing sessions is discussed, as well as the development and implementation of the assessments.

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2005-06-16

National Literacy and Health Research Program Needs Assessment and Environmental Scan (2002)

The objectives of this study were to identify:
-gaps in knowledge in literacy and health research in Canada;
-current and proposed initiatives in literacy and health in Canada;
-resources and opportunities for research in literacy and health in Canada.

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2004-10-21
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