Computer assisted instruction

Explore Canada (1997)

This software review from CONNECT describes Explore Canada. This software presents Canadian history, geography and heritage in a multimedia format.
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(reviewed by Connie Belanger, Ottawa Board of Education for the CONNECT National Newsletter on Adult Literacy and Technology, October 1997, Issue #3)

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2003-06-26

Survey Project (1997)

This lesson plan from CONNECT teaches learners how to read and understand surveys. Learners also practise using spreadsheets to create tables and generate charts.

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2003-06-26

Report on Academy of Reading (1997)

This report from CONNECT describes the software The Academy of Reading. This software helps develop reading skills.

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2003-06-26

Completing a Story (1997)

This lesson plan from CONNECT provides practice writing sentences to complete a story. Learners also receive practice composing short texts in a word processing program.

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2003-06-25

Using a Calculator (1997)

This lesson plan from CONNECT teachers learners how to use a calculator on the computer. Learners also receive practice using a mouse.

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2003-06-25

Literacy Encounters (1997)

Meeting the Adult Literacy Needs in English of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in Isolated Regions

This software review from CONNECT describes Literacy Encounters. This kit consists of a CD-ROM and five videos which provide learners with language experience in meaningful contexts such as shopping in a supermarket.

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2003-06-25

Literacy and Adaptive Technology Project (2002)

Project that field tests text-reading software with adult literacy learners and makes recommendations regarding the various software packages and their applicability for people working in the adult literacy field.

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2003-06-04

Literacy and Technology Website Review (2000)

Frontier College presents Literacy and Technology Website Reviews of sites within these 6 categories: Children, Youth, English as a Second Language, Adult Literacy Activities, Resources and Mathematics.

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2000-09-21

On the Margins (1998)

Creating Opportunities for Learning with Computer Technology for Homeless People

Beat the Street is a program of Frontier College offering basic literacy instruction and upgrading to street youth and homeless adults. A computer lab with Internet access was donated to Beat the Street in 1996. This report is about Beat the Street's study of computer technology and how it can be used effectively.

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2000-08-22

Integrating Technology into Canadian Adult Literacy Programs: the Need for a Curriculum Deliberation Process (2000)

For adult literacy practitioners, the issue of whether or not to integrate computers into the curriculum is the subject of some debate, not least because resources are scarce. This paper discusses various factors surrounding this issue and identifies the need for a curriculum deliberation process in the field of adult literacy.

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