Adaptability

The Impact of Technology on Apprenticeship Training in Canada (2013)

This report looks at the degree to which apprenticeship training is being affected by the implementation of new technologies. It is based on 51 interviews with employers, employer associations, college instructors, and trainers, along with a scan of relevant national and international sources on the topic.

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2013-12-19

Syncrude Canada Ltd.'s (ERIC) Program: Teaching the Skills That Enable Employees to Manage Change (1998)

Effective Reading in Context (ERIC), Canada’s first workplace literacy program, was launched by Syncrude in 1988. The program was so successful that it is used throughout Alberta, and in parts of Africa.

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2013-12-10

Essential Skills: Worth the Investment [Video - 7:31] (2011)

Find out how investing in essential skills training will help you meet the challenges of an increasingly digital workplace

This video uses real Canadian companies to show that investing in employees’ Essential Skills development makes good business sense.

Prepared by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), the video features interviews with representatives from companies in a variety of fields, including trucking, automotive service, sheet-metal fabrication, and printing.

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2011-12-09

Using Technology in the Classroom: A Great Way to Engage and Inspire Learners (2011)

This resource is aimed at educators who may feel intimidated by the use of technology in the classroom and may fear that it will harm traditional literacy and social relations.

The authors explain how technology has given rise to “new literacies” that coexist with traditional ones. They present a list of ideas for using technology in the classroom; offer tips on Internet safety; and provide definitions for terms like wiki and blog.

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2011-02-04

The dilemmas of accountability (2009)

Exploring the issues of accountability in adult literacy through three case studies

The aim of this project was to compile what has been learned about building accountability systems in adult literacy in British Columbia, Ontario and Scotland. The findings are presented in three sections: dealing with systemic issues, how accountability mechanisms should be designed, and working with data. Wherever possible the findings reflect all three jurisdictions and focus on common concerns.

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2009-06-10

Learning Tools that Work (2005)

A survey of adaptive technology in learning programs

This manual was originally developed to accompany four online training modules for literacy practitioners in Ontario as
part of a project funded by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, National Literacy Secretariat in 2005.

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2006-05-03

That's the Way I Like It (2005)

This book is intended for adults who already have acquired the reading skills and knowledge of a beginning and mid-stage one learner.

This book has four chapters:

Chapter 1 - The Mudd Family
Chapter 2 - A Big Problem
Chapter 3 - A Family Meeting
Chapter 4 - That's the Way I Like it!

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2005-11-30

Type & Talk (2003)

This software review from CONNECT describes Type & Talk by TextHELP. Type & Talk is word processing software that assists learners with the reading and writing process by providing tools such as text-to-speech, a phonetic spell checker and word prediction.

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2003-08-01
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