Action research

National Framework: An Integrated Approach to Developing Essential Skills (2013)

This user-friendly guide for Essential Skills (ES) practitioners identifies and organizes the elements of ES practice that have proven to be effective in a variety of settings.

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2013-08-15

Accountability in Adult Literacy: Voices from the field (2008)

To understand and describe the state of a field, researchers traditionally carry out a literature review. This approach is widely accepted as a way to summarize what is known in the field. With Connecting the Dots: Improving Accountability in the Adult Literacy Field in Canada the authors knew they needed to do that. But more was needed.

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2009-07-07

First Steps in Participatory Practice (2000)

The Calgary John Howard Society Literacy Program undertook a Participatory Action Research Project, made possible through funding from the National Literacy Secretariat and Human Resources Development Canada The purpose of this project was to address the need for high interest, appropriate and relevant literacy learning materials for youth in conflict with the law and to give them the opportunity to take an active rather than a passive role in

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2001-06-14

From the Margins to the Mainstream (2000)

An Action Agenda for Literacy

This report represents the culmination of a year-long process that began with the National Literacy Summit 2000 held in Washington, DC, in February 2000. At that Summit, 150 participants began to craft an action agenda to move adult literacy forward in the 21st century. Since then, over 30 regional and local meetings were held to provide feedback and refine the recommendations contained in the draft agenda.

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2000-11-21

How Does Literacy Affect the Health of Canadians? (1998)

A Profile Paper

Literacy is a major variable influencing health in a variety of ways. This paper discusses the significant health impacts of literacy. It identifies why literacy is a health issue and thus is relevant to Health Canada and to its mandate: “helping the people of Canada maintain and improve their health”.

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1998-01-01
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