Maurice C. Taylor

Self-efficacy and Views about Work and Training: Report on a Current Pilot Study in Ontario (1998)

This is the report of a small research project initiated at the University of Ottawa in 1988. The research examines the relationships between the attitudes of young Canadians soon to enter the workforce and their educational/training 'settings'.

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1998-01-01

Partners in the Transfer of Learning (1998)

A resource manual for workplace instructors

This document is available in French.

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1998-01-01

Native Learners Perceptions of Educational Climate in a Native Employment Preparation Program (1998)

This study explores what Native adult learners consider to be the best educational climate for a Native Employment Preparation Program. Research questions related to learner milieu, dimensions of the cultural, social, and instructional environments, and learner outcomes.

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1998-01-01

Through the Lens of a Good Practice Framework (1998)

Looking at Our Workplace Education Programs

This discussion paper is about a framework of good practice principles and how well it held up to some documented workplace program experience. It is also about how you can use the same framework of good practice as :
- a tool for new instructors
- a marketing concept for clients
- a guide for planning programs
- a way to structure instructor training
- as a format to evaluate workplace education programs

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1998-01-01

Transfer of Learning: Planning Workplace Education Programs (1997)

Transfer of learning is pervasive in our everyday life at work, at home and in the community. Transfer takes place whenever our existing knowledge, abilities and skills affect the learning or performance of new tasks. But what are the principles of effective transfer of learning? How can workplace instructors design training programs to facilitate transfer?

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1997-01-01

Test Review: Workplace Assessment Tools (1997)

This discussion paper focuses on the issue of testing as part of the process of assessing learners in workplace literacy programs.

The author uses a technical test review to analyze seven assessment tools that have been used in workplace programs. Each instrument is described in terms of the test content, the description of scores, and the test development process.

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1997-01-01

The Explanatory Power of an Early Framework of Good Practice Principles in Workplace Education (1997)

This article analyzes 18 qualitative case studies of workplace education programs in Canada using a framework of principles of good practice. Results indicated that many of the components can be used as guide posts in the development of workplace education initiatives. In addition, certain framework components are supported, further defined and provide a foundational base for understanding the complexity of workplace learning.

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1997-01-01

Workshops on Literacy, Economy and Society (1996)

On September 3rd and 4th, 1996, WWESTNET hosted the first of two workshops in Calgary, which addressed the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) and its Canadian component. The purpose of the bottom line on basics: A Workshop on Literacy, Economy and Society was twofold. The first goal was to bring together western and northern Canadian literacy and language umbrella groups to identify and examine relevant issues raised by the studies.

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1996-01-01

What Makes a Successful Workplace Education Program? (1995)

There are still no long-term policies in the field of workplace literacy in Canada, in part because there is little information to draw upon as to what has worked and not worked and why in program delivery. This qualitative study sought to find some of the answers to these questions.

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1995-01-01

Locus of Control and Course Completion of Adult Basic Education Literacy Program Participants (1994)

For this report, the relationship between locus of control and course completion in an adult basic education program was investigated. Instruction was individualized; each learner was tutored by an adult volunteer. Learners were referred by social service agencies or were encouraged to participate by friends and family or through radio and television advertisements.

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1994-01-01

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