Adult basic literacy

Essential Skills & The Northern Oil and Gas Workforce (2005)

The focus of Essential Skills and the Northern Oil and Gas Workforce was on effective training with a particular emphasis on the role of essential skills enhancement in the development of the northern workforce. It was hoped that this conference would help to raise awareness of essential skills and provide a jumping off point for increased essential skills integration in education and workplace training programs.

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2006-05-05

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

Reading for Working (1975)

A Functional Literacy Anthology

A compilation of research on job-related literacy conducted by the Human Resources Research Organization.

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2006-05-03

Putting the pieces together: Toward a coherent transition system for Canada's labour force (1994)

Although many studies and reports have addressed transition into employment issues, none has addressed the entire range of issues or proposed any comprehensive models. In this report, we have developed a coherent Canadian model for transition into employment.

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2006-04-26

It gets in your brain... (2005)

Effective Practices in Adult Literacy Using Speech Assisted Reading and Writing (SARAW) with People with Disabilities

Like a tool kit or handbook this guide offers activities, resources, and suggestions to help you increase literacy learning opportunities for adults with physical and/or intellectual disabilities.

The guide is for instructors, tutors and coordinators in adult literacy programs and support workers and coordinators in disabilities and rehabilitation programs and organizations.

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2006-04-19

Hybrid Literacy: A Model of Practice (2003)

“How can we effectively communicate the complexity of our programs and program delivery to a variety of stakeholders/ audiences…?”

This report on hybrid literacy presents a framework for beginning to answer this question. Frontier College has unique programs and unique program delivery.

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2006-04-13

Adult literacy and economic growth (2004)

This paper looks at whether an increase in the basic literacy skills of adults would have a positive effect on the New Zealand economy. It finds good evidence for the benefits of literacy: studies
consistently find that adults with better literacy skills are more likely to be employed, and to earn more, than those with poorer literacy skills, even when taking account of other factors which affect work performance.

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2006-04-11

Philosophy of and Approach to Adult Literacy Underlying the Binder Concept at Literacy Volunteers of Greater Hartford (2001)

In this document, you will find:
- cover page
- programmatic premises
- instructional premises
- background assumptions
- appendices, and
- pedagogical principles

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2006-04-11

ABE Learner Handbook (2006)

This ABE Learner Handbook is part of the 2006 Census ABE/Literacy Kit.

It has information regarding the 2006 Census, such as:
- What is a Census?
- Why do we have a Census?
- How does it work?
- What questions will be on the questionnaire?

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2006-04-07

ABE Instructor's Guide (2006)

The ABE Enrichment Instructor's Guide provides information for instructors working with adult learners, particularly Adult Basic Education (ABE) and ESL (English as a Second Language) learners. The information was developed to complement information in the
ABE Instructor's Guide and ABE Learner Handbook.

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2006-04-07

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