Computer skills

Defining Essential Digital Skills in the Canadian Workplace: Final Report (2011)

The goal of this study, carried out on behalf of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), was to re-examine the existing concept of computer use as one of the nine Essential Skills and to make adjustments to more fully reflect the changing skills needs of Canada’s knowledge-based economy.

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2011-07-14

Essential Skills to Get Ahead [Video - 2:22] (2011)

Learn how Essential Skills can help you adapt and succeed at work

This animated video, about two and a half minutes long, shows how a workplace problem can be solved by viewing it from the perspective of Essential Skills.

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2011-07-05

Employment Track Express: Pilot Project Evaluation Report (2008)

This report describes a pilot project developed to help laid-off workers in western Ontario gain the computer skills needed to help them find new jobs.

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2011-01-11

Employment Track Express: Student Manual (2008)

This manual, developed through the Employment Track Express pilot project, is intended for use with laid-off workers. It combines computer fundamentals and an introduction to essential skills with job-search strategies.

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2011-01-11

Computer Use Tip Sheet (2009)

This document includes keyboard shortcuts, tips for dealing with computer problems, and advice on Internet security.

The authors have included learning exercises at both basic and higher levels, along with a worksheet to chart progress.

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2010-10-26

Computer Use Self-Assessment (2009)

This is one in a series of self-assessment tools prepared by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) to help individuals determine their grasp of essential skills.

The first section of this document includes a series of statements designed to measure how well a person uses computers or other electronic equipment. The individual must check off either Yes, Somewhat or No in response to each statement.

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2010-08-31

Organizing and Running a Workforce Education Program: A guide for labour councils (2009)

Based on a successful pilot project offered by the South Shore Labour Council in Nova Scotia, this manual guides labour councils and other groups through the process of organizing and running adult education programs. In particular, the authors have focused on the challenges of running programs for multiple worksites and/or multiple unions.

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2010-08-03

TILT : Teaching Internet Literacy to Tutors : A basic resource manual for literacy practitioners (2002)

The goal of this document is to ensure that literacy tutors have the same basic Internet skills that learners are encouraged to acquire.

The author has included chapters on basic Internet information; getting connected; searching the Internet; saving web information; and using email. Each chapter begins with a list of learning outcomes for that section.

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2010-07-15

Workplace Learning Project, Phase 2: Bridging Employer and Employee Needs in British Columbia's Capital Region (2010)

This report focuses on the second phase of the Victoria READ Society’s Workplace Learning Project, which was launched in response to ongoing concerns of area businesses about managing change and recruiting and retaining promising employees.

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2010-06-07

Finding Information about Jobs in Canada Using the Job Futures Website (2009)

Lesson Plan 14

This lesson plan, part of the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) Essential Skills series, introduces learners to the Government of Canada’s Job Futures website. The lesson also helps learners draw information from pie charts, tables, and bar graphs.

In addition to a variety of exercises, the lesson plan includes a link to the Job Futures website.

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2009-10-20

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