Continuing education

Simon Fraser University's Integrated Studies Program: Developing Employability Skills Through Engagement with the Western Canon of Great Books (1998)

A new program at British Columbia’s Simon Fraser University is using the great books tradition to allow adults to work part-time towards a Bachelor of General Studies degree in the liberal arts.

The Integrated Studies Program is a three-year program intended for mid-career employees who have completed half of a four-year degree, and who wish to finish their degree on a part-time basis.

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2013-12-03

A discussion paper prepared at the request of the Canadian Council on Learning and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council - Thinking About Knowledge Mobilization (2008)

This document is a revised version of a discussion paper prepared for a seminar in May 2008, jointly sponsored by the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SHRC).

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2013-06-26

Evaluation of the ACE for Distance Delivery Startup (N.D.)

Progress Report

In the winter of 2007, the College Sector Committee (CSC) and its partners launched a project designed to provide Adult Continuing Education (ACE) training online in both English and French to 300 learners across Ontario.

In this progress report, the author describes the project’s start-up, including the course development and test instructional phase.

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2010-12-03

Dishing Up Quality at Atlantic Health Sciences Corp. (2010)

The Atlantic Health Sciences Corporation (AHSC) is a regional health authority serving a catchment population of 200,000 people in southwestern New Brunswick.

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2010-08-03

State of E-learning in Canada (2009)

The authors of this report say that Canada, because of its strong telecommunications infrastructure and widespread access to the Internet, is well positioned to reap the benefits of e-learning. However, despite this strong foundation, Canada is starting to slip behind several other countries in this sector.

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2010-06-30

Cavendish Farms Learning Centre: A Profile (2008)

Cavendish Farms on Prince Edward Island is contributing to the development of an educated and competent workforce. Its Learning Centre in New Annan is proud of its ongoing commitment to improving employee education. Its mandate to provide a learner-centred environment with individualized instruction has remained the central core and helps shape the evolving programs. Although the centre was originally designed to facilitate G.E.D.

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2009-07-22

"I've opened up" (2006)

Exploring Learners' Perspectives on Progress

This project explored what constitutes progress in community-based literacy programs from the perspective of learners. The research took place between December 2004 and January 2006.

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2006-05-25

The Adult Education and Literacy System (AELS) in the United States (2000)

Moving From the Margins to the Mainstream of Education

Describes several ways in which increased literacy in adults can impact positively at work, at home, and in the community, including improvement in children's schooling and health. Argues that the adult education and literacy system in the U. S. should no longer be marginalized.

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2000-01-01

Adult Basic Education: Should Community Colleges or Public Schools be Responsible for Implementing the Program? (1992)

Report of a study conducted in North Carolina and Virginia to determine why there are more enrollees in ABE programs administered through community colleges than in those administered through the public school systems.

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1992-01-01

Adult Education and the Law: A Collection and Examination of Legislation as it Bears on the Practice of Adult Education in Canada (1983)

An introduction to the need for education professionals in Canada to study the laws from all levels of government that pertain to continuing education for adults. Includes a list of the titles of various provincial Acts and Regulations that bear on the practice of adult/continuing education.

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1990-01-01
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