Adult education

Beyond 2000: Future Directions for Adult Education (1998)

The purpose of this paper is to provide adult educators in the United States with information they can use to plan and produce perspectives for the future of adult education in the first decade beyond 2000. The paper has four parts. The first describes funding and participation trends in adult education since the mid-1960s.

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1998-01-01

Test Review: Workplace Assessment Tools (1997)

This discussion paper focuses on the issue of testing as part of the process of assessing learners in workplace literacy programs.

The author uses a technical test review to analyze seven assessment tools that have been used in workplace programs. Each instrument is described in terms of the test content, the description of scores, and the test development process.

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1997-01-01

Making Connections (1997)

Reading/Math Strategies

This resource could be used with students who have a problem in reading comprehension, or problem solving. It will give students a working relationship with a reading/math strategy that can be transferred to other reading necessary for the workplace or other study.

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1997-01-01

Demystifying Adult Literacy for Volunteer Tutors (1996)

A Reference Handbook and Resource Guide

"Demystifying Adult Literacy For Volunteer Tutors: A Reference Handbook and Resource Guide" is a compilation of some of this background information gathered from a variety of different sources.

Each section ends with a list of references from which the information is obtained.

This Reference Handbook and Resource Guide is intended as a 'tool' for new and more experienced tutors, to provide background information about:

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1996-11-10

Basic Skills and the Bottom Line: A Response from the Movement for Canadian Literacy to Bill C-12 (1996)

An Act Respecting Employment Insurance in Canada

This submission from the Movement for Canadian Literacy looks at the way in which Bill C-12: an Act respecting employment insurance in Canada, will support the development of Canada's human resources, and in particular how it will affect the millions of Canadians who have difficulty with the literacy demands they encounter each day at home, in their communities and in their jobs.

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1996-01-01

First Nations Literacy Theme Units (1996)

These First Nations Literacy Theme Units have been developed for First Nations groups in British Columbia who are working together to improve their literacy skills.

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1996-01-01

Rabbit Lake Education Development Project -Phase 1 Final (1996)

This is the final report of the first phase of the Rabbit Lake Education Development Project, which was developed to explore if workplace education could be delivered successfully at Rabbit Lake Uranium Mine in Saskatchewan.

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1996-01-01

Living Math (2002)

A workbook dealing with basic numeracy skills, having a focus on the practical application of math skills using real life activities. Topics include addition, subtraction, place value, and working with money (small change).

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1994-05-26

Analysis of Integrated Learning Systems and Their Use in Adult Basic Education Programs in British Columbia (1994)

This project was designed to provide an independent descriptive analysis of six of the computer systems in use in Adult Basic Education programs in British Columbia. The systems are:

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1994-02-28

Draft White Paper Released (1994)

The Draft White Paper outlines an Agenda For Change to Alberta's public adult learning system. It sets four goals for the future of adult learning in Alberta: to foster individual responsibility in a learner-centered system, to ensure responsiveness and accountability to learners and taxpayers, to enable Albertans to participate in a changing economy and work force, and to promote access to affordable, quality learning opportunities.

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1994-01-01

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