Community literacy

Community Writing: Connecting Literacy and the Literary (2000)

When the Centre for Literacy and Blue Metropolis (a local literary festival in Montreal) teamed up in 1999, 'Grassroots: Writing in the Community' was born. The stories and poems read that day are shared in these pages, along with background on the groups.

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2000-01-01

Workshops the Wired Way (2000)

Online training has proven to be an effective and popular means of delivering training, and Community Literacy of Ontario is committed to continuing development in this venue. This report is designed to help community-based literacy agencies conduct online workshops of their own.

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2000-01-01

Family and Community Literacy in the Community Academic Service Program (CASP) (1999)

This study examines the nature and effectiveness of a community-based literacy program in a Canadian province, specifically the Community Academic Services Program (CASP) of New Brunswick. It will look at this rurally-located literacy program and at the experiences of the learners and facilitators within the program.

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1999-01-01

Before You Start (1995)

Developing a Community Needs Assessment for Adult Literacy Programming

This report was developed to help communities prepare for an adult literacy program. Before a community can receive funding from the Province of Manitoba, the Community Needs Assessment must be completed. Other communities may find this information useful in developing community awareness about literacy needs or the different kinds of adult basic education programs that might be considered.

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1998-11-04

Carnegie Literacy Needs Assessment (1998)

This is a report on research conducted by the Carnegie Community Centre, which is a busy, active place that acts as the "Living Room" of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. The author conducted a needs assessment to document some of the ways in which literacy learning is already taking place at Carnegie, as well as some of the un-met needs for literacy learning.

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1998-06-30

Themes from Rural Life (1998)

A Resource Book for Adult Literacy and ESL

This book is intended as a resource that can be used in a variety of flexible and creative ways to meet a wide range of needs in rural literacy programs.

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1998-01-01

Promoting Family Literacy in PEI (1998)

A Strategic plan for literacy in PEI

A PEI Literacy Alliance publication written in plain language dealing with the promotion of Family Literacy.

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1998-01-01

Community Service Providers as Literacy Facilitators: a Pilot Project (1998)

This article describes a pilot project conducted with 20 community service providers that included health, social, and other professional workers from an inner-city area in one of Canada's capital cities.

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1998-01-01

Literacy Learning in a Community-Based Program (1997)

The purpose of this research was to investigate the nature of literacy learning for 5 successful adult learners in a community-based program as well as to identify factors which supported their learning. A qualitative, case study approach was employed. The adults demonstrated both acceptance of and resistance to the dominant discourse on literacy.

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1997-01-01

Building Strong and Effective Community Partnerships, a Manual for Literacy Workers (1996)

The objective with this manual has been, first of all, to establish a context for community partnerships, in order to provide an understanding of the benefits, issues, and challenges which are attached to forming partnerships. The second half contains practical, useful information on building community partnerships from the ground up.

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1996-01-01

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