Awareness activity

Changing immigrants' attitudes toward intentions to use the BC HealthGuide Program: Culturally specific video messaging for health promotion (2007)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 1, No. 1, Article 3, 2007

This study investigated perceptions within the Iranian community of the Greater Vancouver Area about the Government of British Columbia’s health information program, and explored a model for introducing the program to other ethnic communities in the province.

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2014-05-16

Educator Resource Guide: Connecting Employers and Apprentices Across Ontario (2013)

The materials in this package have been developed by www.apprenticesearch.com, a not-for-profit website committed to both increasing public awareness about apprenticeship and to connecting employers and job-seekers across Ontario. Funded by Employment Ontario, the site is overseen by the Halton Industry Education Council.

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2014-02-12

Understanding Learning Disabilities and Strategies for Tutors of Adult Learners – Presentation (2011)

This slide presentation has been prepared for a workshop that introduces participants to learning disabilities in adults.

It begins with a discussion of the impact of learning disabilities on both the individual and on society, followed by an introduction to the broad categories of learning disabilities.

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2012-10-23

Snakes and ladders for learning: learning disabilities edition (2011)

Designed for literacy practitioners, tutors and instructors, this game uses a new take on a traditional board game to foster awareness of the impact of learning disabilities. In this version, the ladders and snakes represent the ups and downs of learning and learning disabilities.

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2012-10-10

SmokeTalk Facilitator's Guide (2003)

The SmokeTalk program, designed to increase awareness of the negative effects of tobacco use, was developed by the Calgary-based Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

The program is meant for people with low reading and writing skills and can be used either in a classroom setting or one on one.

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2012-01-20

Family Literacy Day: Social Media Guide (2011)

Family Literacy Day is a national awareness initiative held annually on January 27 to raise awareness of the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy‐related activities as a family. This guide offers suggestions for using social media like Facebook and Twitter to promote the day.

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2011-12-20

Raising Awareness of Essential Skills with Employers Who Hire Apprentices (2011)

Summary Report

In the spring of 2010, the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) undertook a project to increase employer awareness of Essential Skills (ES) and to provide guidance for implementing ES upgrading within their organizations.

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2011-12-09

International Literacy Day: Social Media Guide (2011)

The Ontario Literacy Coalition, ABC Life Literacy Canada, and Frontier College joined forces to prepare this guide to using social media to promote International Literacy Day, celebrated every year on September 8. For 2011, the partner organizations chose to focus on the importance of literacy and essential skills for everyone, everywhere.

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2011-08-26

Literacy and Policing in Canada Module 2: Literacy and its Social and Legal Impact on Policing - Full-day Workshop (2009)

Participants' Workbook

This workbook is part of a project undertaken by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP), with funding from Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), to make police officers more aware of the kinds of problems caused by low literacy both in the community in general and within the criminal justice system in particular.

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2011-07-22

Literacy and Policing in Canada - Module 1: Orientation to Literacy Challenges in Canada - Half-day Workshop (2009)

Student Workbook

This workbook is part of a project undertaken by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP), with funding from Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), to make police officers more aware of the kinds of problems caused by low literacy both in the community in general and within the criminal justice system in particular.

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2011-07-22

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