Curriculum development

Educators' Guide: National Occupational Standards (2011)

This document provides guidelines, tips, and templates to help workplace educators and trainers design programs based on National Occupational Standards (NOS), which describe the standard knowledge, skill, and performance levels required to be considered competent in a particular occupation.

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2014-04-02

Creating, Using and Sharing Open Educational Resources (2013)

This document provides an introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER), free learning resources available on the Internet.

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2014-01-10

What's on the Web? Sorting Strands of the World Wide Web for Educators (2005)

Originally published in 1995, this article was revised most recently in 2005, and appears here for archival purposes.

The author wrote the article as a starting point for teachers who want to integrate the Internet into their curricula, offering them a means to classify and define useful aspects of the online world. He sets out a variety of types of applications available, and provides examples of each.

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2013-03-28

Skilled Labourer (2006)

Skills Passport

The Workplace Education Manitoba Steering Committee (WEMSC) funded a project to develop and pilot an entry-level curriculum for essential skills and employability skills for heavy equipment operators (HEOs) and skilled labourers. This passport validates that the owner has been recognized as having the entry-level skills required of a Skilled Labourer under a certified training and assessment program.

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2009-04-01

Heavy Equipment Operator (HEO) and Skilled Labourer - Final Report (2006)

Part I - Essential Skills & Employability Skills, Part II - PLAR

The Workplace Education Manitoba Steering Committee (WEMSC) funded a project to develop and pilot an entry-level curriculum for essential skills and employability skills for heavy equipment operators (HEOs) and skilled labourers. This report discusses the program development, participant selection, pilot deliveries, project evaluation, and recommendations for future application with prior learning strategies.

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2009-04-01

The Components of Numeracy (2006)

As the quantitative and technical aspects of life become more important, adults require higher levels of numeracy to function effectively. In order to achieve these higher levels, numeracy instruction in adult basic education programs needs to be improved and expanded.

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2008-05-02

An exploration of collaborative materials development in adult numeracy teaching (2004)

Improving Numeracy Instruction in the LBS Program - Phase II

This report describes phase two of the project "Improving Numeracy Instruction in the LBS [Literacy and Basic Skills] Program". In phase one of the project, practitioners were surveyed and it was found that numeracy learning materials were much in demand and could be very powerful in the process of developing the LBS Program's capacity to deliver adult numeracy training.

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2006-01-26

Online Curriculum Deliberation by Adult Literacy Stakeholders (2005)

A Case Study

This case study explored the process of curriculum deliberation (Schwab, 1973) in
an online forum by two pluralistic teams of stakeholders from the field of adult literacy.

Given that the field of adult literacy is, for the most part, geographically dispersed and resource poor, it has been limited in its ability to work together in areas such as curriculum development.

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2005-12-22

Curriculum Deliberation Online (2003)

Part 3

This is the third of three articles about the author's research into the curriculum deliberation process in an online environment. This article discusses the potential and promise of the deliberative process for the Canadian adult literacy community should the pan-Canadian electronic conferencing system recommended in the report, “First Steps: Towards a Pan-Canadian Literacy Electronic Conferencing System” be put in place.

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2005-07-14

Online Collaboration In Adult Literacy (2003)

Part 2

This is the second of three articles about the author's research into the curriculum deliberation process in an online environment. This article expands on those findings following the author's analysis of the data. More in-depth information is provided about the process including a set of guidelines for educators/researchers who may wish to convene a deliberation activity.

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