Social Capital Outcomes of Adult Learning and Literacy Initiatives: How Do We Measure Them? (2010)

Literature Review

This literature review, written as a background paper for The Centre for Literacy’s 2010 summer institute on workplace literacy and essentials skills, offers an overview of the main discussion points about social capital and adult learning and literacy. Social capital refers broadly to the social connections and understandings between people that enable them to work together, live together and learn from each other.

The authors have included sections dealing with the benefits of social capital; social capital as an outcome of adult learning and literacy programs; potential benefits to employers; social capital in an essential skills framework; and measuring social capital outcomes of learning initiatives.

They have included an extensive bibliography and note that most documents are available online.

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978-0-9784752-8-4
Added: 
2010-10-07
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The Centre for Literacy. Social Capital Outcomes of Adult Learning and Literacy Initiatives: How Do We Measure Them? 2010. Web. 25 Feb. 2021 <http://en.copian.ca/library/research/cfl/social/social.pdf>
The Centre for Literacy (2010). Social Capital Outcomes of Adult Learning and Literacy Initiatives: How Do We Measure Them?. Retrieved February 25, 2021, from http://en.copian.ca/library/research/cfl/social/social.pdf
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