Colleges and Universities

Computer Based Learning - Development and Integration into Deaf Programming (2002)

This is a report on a project begun by Mohawk College, based in Hamilton, Ontario in 1998 and completed in March 2002 in which the College researched the integration of computer-based learning into literacy classrooms for deaf adults.

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2008-06-17

How to Train Homework Club Volunteers (2007)

A Frontier College Tutor's Guide

Frontier College developed this guide as an aid for those involved in training volunteer homework club tutors. The purpose of tutor training is to extend tutors’ knowledge, strengthen their skills and increase their confidence so they feel prepared to tutor. This resource guide has been designed for both new and experienced facilitators.

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2008-03-26

Smartsteps to Organizational Excellence (2002)

This manual was put together by Community Literacy of Ontario (CLO) in order to help literacy agencies who might be struggling with administrative tasks or who need more training and resources to meet key administrative needs. In response to a 2001 survey of Ontario literacy agencies, the CLO developed five online workshops dealing with key administrative topics and produced a resource manual about organizational development.

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2008-03-26

Past Into Future (2001)

The archive manual for the Metro Toronto Movement for Literacy

This manual depicts the experience of a regional adult education network in developing an archive and resource centre at the Metro Toronto Movement for Literacy. It provides objective criteria for getting such a project started, as well as subjective anecdotes to support you in completing it. An archives project can be both tedious and inspiring, depending on the perspective taken.

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2006-07-11

What Doesn't Get Written Down (2000)

How Experienced Literacy Workers Move from the Generalities of Training Plans to the Specifics of Daily Practice

In 1999-2000, the Metro Toronto Movement for Literacy conducted a project called Adapting for a New Environment. The purpose of this project was to try to relate existing knowledge about literacy work to the new requirements of the provincial Literacy and Basic Skills Section. Two sets of workshops were held.

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2006-07-11

"I've opened up" (2006)

Exploring Learners' Perspectives on Progress

This project explored what constitutes progress in community-based literacy programs from the perspective of learners. The research took place between December 2004 and January 2006.

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2006-05-25

Evaluating Outreach Strategies and Events (2003)

Final Report

Over an eleven-month period, the Evaluating Outreach Strategies and Events (EOSE) project evolved from the need to better understand how to reach out to potential learners in the Tri-County area to a pilot implementation strategy that involved two spokespeople, two new promotional materials with a focused message and a targeted outreach model based on word-of- mouth referrals.

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2006-05-04

Taxi Driver Demonstration - LBS Level 3 (2005)

The Taxi Driver Demonstration - LBS Level 3 booklet gives learners and instructors information on a career as a taxi driver.

It includes essential core skills chart, exercises and answer keys, suggested learning activities and other useful information.

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2006-03-10

Workplace/Workforce Literacy: Building Linkages for Action (2005)

Symposium Report

This report summarizes the proceedings of Workplace/Workforce Literacy: Building Linkages for Action, a symposium hosted by the Ontario Literacy Coalition, now called Essential Skills Ontario, with financial support from the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities and the National Literacy Secretariat, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada.

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2006-02-24

Research on (Aboriginal) Literacy in Australia (2001)

This report describes the author's experiences with Aboriginal Literacy in Australia. The author also explains the concept of the Rainbow (Holistic) Approach to Aboriginal Literacy, and compares to it to the definition of literacy used in the International Adult Literacy Survey.

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2002-05-07

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