Computers

City of Moncton (2005)

Case Study

The City of Moncton, in New Brunswick, established its Workplace Education Program (WEP) in 1998 to help meet the challenges of a changing world.

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2014-01-20

Bell Canada (2005)

Case Study

The Market Knowledge Centre (MKC) intranet portal created by Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE) is a one-stop solution that enables knowledge-sharing within the BCE family, and helps employees sharpen their job skills.

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2014-01-03

Glades Lodge, Nova Scotia – Case Study (2012)

Glades Lodge, a long-term care facility located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, set up a computer training program and lab to help employees learn to use the computers that had been installed on care units at the facility.

Glades has provided workplace training for its employees since 2005, offering academic upgrading, document use, and communications courses.

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2013-12-18

Dancing with Robots: Human Skills for Computerized Work (2013)

This paper is part of a series looking at the economic trends that will shape policy over the coming decades in the United States.

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2013-11-28

Learning Technologies in the Workplace Award Winner 2002: SaskTel (2002)

SaskTel has launched a number of initiatives to help its employees make full use of the new technologies that shape its business.

SaskTel is Saskatchewan’s leading full-service telecommunications company, employing more than 4,000 people in more than 50 communities throughout the province.

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2013-09-06

How to Make a Digital Video: Tips for the classroom (2012)

This document, part of a series on video in the classroom, provides tips for teaching learners how to make a digital video.

The authors present a series of steps, including showing examples of videos from various sources; researching and gathering information; writing a script; creating a storyboard; gathering photos and video; editing the footage; and sharing the completed video.

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2013-08-07

Getting Started: Choosing Your Video Recording Equipment (2012)

In this guide, part of a series on video in the classroom, the authors offer advice on selecting video recording equipment.

Specifically, they look at the pros and cons of using cellphones; digital cameras; mini camcorders; the iPad 2; the iPod Touch; webcams; and camcorders.

For each device, they discuss price range; picture quality; and memory capacity.

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2013-07-30

Computer Use: An Essential Skill [Video – 1:54] (2013)

This brief animated video uses a lighthearted approach to illustrate both the importance of computer skills and the fact that no-one is ever too old to learn.

The viewer sees a hand using a felt-tipped marker to produce sketches that appear on a white screen. They show an older man reading the job ads in a newspaper, then looking rather nervously at an elaborate computer.

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2013-07-23

The SCALES Computer Use Tool Kit (2012)

This document is one of the resources developed through the SCALES (Supporting the Canadian Advancement of Literacy and Essential Skills) project, undertaken by CONNECT Strategic Alliances, representing Ontario’s 24 publicly funded colleges. It offers tips on seeking job postings online and, at the same time, improving computer skills.

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2013-07-04

Media literacy for children in the internet age (2008)

Lessons in Learning – January 10, 2008

While new media can promote learning, it can also expose children to danger, including inappropriate sexual content and online bullying. Media literacy, for both parents and children, is vital for understanding new media and for ensuring that children’s exposure to the digital world is safe and enjoyable.

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2012-09-04

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