Education projects

Backyard Bird Feeding In Newfoundland: Using Peer and Cross-Tutoring to Help Primary Students Acquire Information and Communications Technology Skills (1991)

A Showcase Grassroots Project

Backyard Bird Feeding in Newfoundland used peer and cross-tutoring to help schoolchildren acquire information and communications technology (ICT) skills through learning about the habits and habitats of local birds.

Completed in April 2000, the Internet-based learning project was supported by Industry Canada’s GrassRoots program.

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2013-09-20

Integrating Equity, Addressing Barriers: Innovative Learning Practices by Unions (2009)

Second Edition, Updated and Expanded

This is a revised version of a document of the same name published in 2007 which is available at: http://library.copian.ca/item/6446.

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2011-02-16

A Guide for Planning a Collaborative Evaluation for Municipal Workplace Literacy Programs (1998)

This workbook describes a step-by-step process for developing an evaluation strategy for municipal workplace literacy programs. The approach is based on collaboration and on-going assessment. The workbook describes how to prepare for the evaluation, how to plan the evaluation, and how to carry it out.

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2009-06-24

The Interplay Between Formal and Informal Learning for Low Skilled Workers (2008)

Project Description and Methods

The project presented in this report had three objectives: The first objective was to trace the learning paths, trigger events and decisions that lead basic level workers to become engaged in both formal and informal training at the workplace.

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2008-06-20

It Takes a Village to Raise a Reader (2005)

Building Literacy Across Generations

For over ten years, Project L.O.V.E. (Let Older Volunteers Educate) has brought together senior volunteers and elementary grade students in Prince Edward Island schools for the purpose of reading books and enjoying a shared literacy experience. In this research report, the authors examine the impact of Project L.O.V.E. on elementary children’s literacy development in Prince Edward Island.

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2008-02-05

Integrating Equity, Addressing Barriers: Innovative Learning Practices by Unions (2007)

In seeking innovative learning practices, this project was particularly devoted to increasing knowledge of education programs that address systemic barriers related to class, age, gender, sexual orientation, race and cultural background, disability, literacy, language, lack of formal education as well as barriers faced by workers in small or remote areas, by part-time workers, by shift workers.

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2007-08-17

Touching The Language Electric (1996)

Journeys in Language, Learning and Culture

Touching The Language Electric by Carmelia McGrath is a story of the book Wayfering Journeys in Language, Learning and Culture, it is a collection of writings by ABE instructors and students in Newfoundland brought together for a "language awareness project", designed to explore attitudes, beliefs, and knowledge about language and the teaching of language.

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2004-06-07
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