Communication skills

Taking Part: Encouragement For and From Saskatchewan Adult Learners (2008)

In November 2007, adult learners from across Saskatchewan met in Saskatoon as a part of the Saskatchewan Literacy Network Fall Conference for several adult learner workshops. These workshops focused on the importance of setting goals and fine tuning communication skills for success in life. This document describes the following three workshops that took place:
- How to Speak Your Truths So Others Will Hear;

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2008-05-08

Defining Essential Skills (2005)

In this short document prepared by Human Resources and Social Development Canada, the nine Essential Skills are defined and explained. Information on these nine skills - reading, writing, numeracy, document use, oral communication, computer use, continuous learning, thinking, and working with others - is presented in table format. In addition a definition, typical applications and a workplace example of each skill is provided.

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2008-04-11

Learning in Peace - A Model for Violence-Free Adult Literacy Programs (2006)

Recent research into violence and learning has revealed that violence is a reality for all individuals in society including learners in adult literacy programs and that violence has a negative impact on learning. As educators, literacy workers have a responsibility to acknowledge that violence exists in society and to promote an educational model that has peace and respect for diversity at its core.

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2008-02-20

How to Cut the Gobbledegook (2006)

An introduction to plain language writing and clear design

Plain language and clear design is a way of organizing information that makes sense. This style of writing or speaking uses straightforward, concrete and familiar words. The PEI Literacy Alliance created this manual to use with its workshop on plain language. It is part of the Alliance's Fostering Plain Language in Public Communicationsproject funded by the National Literacy Secretariat.

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2008-02-01

Report Card (2006)

The document "Report Card", published by the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council, is an overview of the IALSS, released in 2005.

The main themes of the document are:
- Labour Market Outcomes
- Industry Sectors
- Incidence of Low Proficiency

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2006-05-09

Theatre for Education (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 4

Academic achievement hasn't come easily to native Canadians. In the small Inuit community of Pond Inlet where the author was an adult educator at the time this article was written, many of her students were casualties of the education system.

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2004-08-05

Ongoing Training for Literacy Tutors - Module 3 - Talking About Yourself (2003)

Hire Learning: Preparing for Job Search Success

This is the third in a series of three modules intended to help a person responsible for training literacy tutors deliver training to experienced literacy tutors. The modules are designed to train tutors in helping literacy learners with their job search.

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2003-12-12

Workplace Literacy and Basic Skills (1990)

This document provides the answers to several questions related to the benefit of literacy and basic skills training in the workplace. Included are definitions, a description of the importance of workplace basic skills upgrading, how to address and who delivers this training, a description of different approaches to literacy and basic skills training in the workplace, and much more.

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2003-11-07

Creating a Letter of Various Styles Using a Word Processor - Level OBS (2001)

This learning activity is intended to teach a student how to use Word '97 to write letters of various styles. It is part of a series developed to be used with Microsoft Office 97 software programs.

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2003-09-16

Writing a Résumé - Level OBS LBS 5 (2001)

This learning activity provides instruction on how to create and format a résumé using Word. It is part of a series developed to be used with Microsoft Office 97 software programs.

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2003-09-16

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