Book reviews

The bottom line, No. 11 (1999)

January 1999

This issue includes an account of a Winnipeg conference on training for the high-performance workplace and an update on trials for the first sets of questions for the Test of Workplace Essential Skills (TOWES).

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2010-03-17

The bottom line, No. 10 (1998)

September 1998

An article in this issue focuses on the political issues underlying the development and delivery of essential-skills programs in the workplace. During a two-day workshop, practitioners and expert speakers discussed the need to understand the values and positions of stakeholders in workplace education.

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2010-03-17

My Country is the Whole World: An Anthology of Women's Work on Peace and War -- A Review (1985)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1985, - Vol. 3, No. 4

This is a book review of an anthology about women, peace and war.

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2004-08-27

Paradigms of Learning : The Total Literacy Campaign in India (2004)

A Book Review

This is a book review that appears in Adults Learning for June 2004, Volume 15, Number 10, pp. 28-29. It illustrates the continuing struggle that adult literacy educators and learners are engaged in all around the world.

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2004-07-07

Family Literacy Through the Eyes of an Empathetic Ethnographer: An Appalachian Case Study (2004)

This is a review and discussion of the book Other People's Words: The Cycle of Low Literacy by Victoria Purcell-Gates.

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2004-06-14

Telling Our Stories Our Way (1990)

A Guide to Good Canadian Materials for Women Learning to Read

This document is a resource guide to good Canadian literacy materials for women. The first of its kind, the guide reflects a commitment to both a literacy practice that puts students first, and a feminist perspective, which recognizes the need for materials that deal with the particular realities of women's lives. It features reviews of selected books and pamphlets of special interest to women learning to read.

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2003-10-20

In Review: Using Reason and Research in Education (2003)

A review of the book, "Using Research and Reason in Education: How Teachers Can Use Scientifically Based Research to Make Curricular & Instructional Decisions", by P.J. Stanovich and K.E. Stanovich

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2003-09-02

Computer Guides for Adult Learners (2003)

This book review from CONNECT features a series of four computer guides produced by the Halifax Immigrant Learning Centre. The four guides are titled: Corel Word Perfect 8, Microsoft Word 97, Microsoft Word 2000 and The Internet: Using Microsoft Explorer.

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2003-08-01

Computers in the Classroom (2003)

A Collaborative Approach (Book Review)

This book review from CONNECT highlights Computers in the Classroom - A Collaborative Approach by Ann Haney. This book is an in-depth outline of an approach to utilizing technology as a tool in adult literacy education.

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2003-07-31

Technology Toolkit (2001)

This book review from CONNECT features The Technology Toolkit, the account of a literacy and technology initiative by the Brooklyn Public Library. The Technology Toolkit describes the learners' experiences with this program, and provides a resource for instructors who wish to help adults learn computer skills.

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2003-07-30

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