Decision making

The complexities of ethical decision-making: A study of prospective teachers' learning (2008)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 2, No. 1, Article 2, 2008

This research study uses a process of case inquiry to examine the ability of students in an education program at an Ontario university to link abstract theory to the future demands of ethical professional practice.

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2014-04-02

What the Health! A Literacy and Health Resource for Youth (2000)

This curriculum resource includes 10 lessons designed to help teenagers gain awareness of health issues and, at the same time, develop their literacy skills. Topics covered include feelings; safer sex; self esteem; drug abuse; drinking; smoking; prejudice; safe environments; homelessness; and healthy eating.

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2012-01-04

Advice About Giving Advice [Video - 10:22] (2010)

Featuring Kate Nonesuch, Literacy Educator and Curriculum Writer

In this video, part of a series prepared by Literacy Nova Scotia, educator Kate Nonesuch offers tips for giving advice to learners.

If a learner asks for advice, an instructor may respond by telling the learner exactly what to do. But such a response deprives the learner of the opportunity to develop thinking and decision-making skills.

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2011-11-25

Understanding Horizontal Governance: Research Brief (2009)

This research brief, part of a two-year project examining the impact of accountability policies and practices on the field of adult literacy, focuses on the concept of horizontal governance.

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2009-12-09

Election 2006: Literacy Action Kit (2005)

This 2006 Literacy Action Kit provides the information you need to make an informed vote, as well as tools you can use to make literacy an election issue in your riding.

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2006-01-16

Election 2006: Interactive On-line Tools (2005)

This Election Study Kit includes interactive on-line literacy activities that voting-age learners can do around the election period. There are suggestions for activities that will help learners:
- make informed decisions about the election
- make their voices and votes count
- develop their vocabulary and concepts about elections and democracy

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2006-01-16

Learner Voting Guide (2005)

A federal election campaign is under way in Canada.
The date is set for Monday, January 23, 2006. Election time is an important time to tell politicians and other voters how you feel about literacy, adult education and other important issues.

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2006-01-16

Meetings: a Guide to Holding a Meeting (1997)

This guide, by and for learners, was developed in The Leadership for Learners project of the Prince Edward Island Literacy Alliance. It explains the role of the chair, the agenda, minutes, making decisions, choosing a time and place, meeting guidelines, and more.

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1997-01-01
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