Journal articles

Engaging Canada's Indigenous Peoples in the Trades (2013)

The Canadian Apprenticeship Journal – Vol. 9, Fall 2013

This issue of the Canadian Apprenticeship Journal is dedicated entirely to initiatives and programs that support the recruitment, retention, and training of Aboriginal learners in apprenticeship programs and the skilled trades.

It contains 16 articles, organized into sections focusing on research; approaches to engagement and training; and various perspectives on the topic.

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2014-03-31

Shaping literacy: Evolution and trends in Canada's literacy research since the mid-1980s (2011)

In this study, the authors try to understand the evolution of adult literacy research by analyzing material published in “The Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education,” a peer-reviewed publication that first appeared in 1987.

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2012-10-30

Discerning the Contexts of Adult Literacy Education: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Applications (2001)

This journal article discusses a study comparing competing perspectives of contextual literacy—literacy as practices, functional context education, and critical literacy.

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2005-10-14

Exploring the Middle Ground: Literacy as Growth (2002)

This journal article examines one of the concepts of John Dewey, (1859-1952) American philosopher, psychologist and educational reformer.

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2005-10-13

Aboriginal Literacy and Learning: Annotated Bibliography & Native Languages Reference Materials (2002)

This document is part of the Literacy and Aboriginal Peoples ‘Best Practices' Native ‘Literacy' and Learning research project, which began in September 2001. The purpose of the annotated bibliography is to provide an inventory of the written resources available in the area of Native literacy for the province of Ontario.

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2004-08-30

Reading in the 21st-Century (2003)

As modes of communication shift from reading text to other forms (e.g., visual images), will role of reading in the future diminish? This article discusses the future of reading in a changing world.

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2003-11-25

Canadian Woman Studies / les cahiers de la femme (1988)

Fall/Winter, Volume 9, Numbers 3&4

This is a feminist quarterly which was founded with the goal of making current writing and research on a wide variety of feminist topics accessible to the largest possible community of women.

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2003-10-09

Promoting Reflective Discourse in the Canadian Adult Literacy Community: Asynchronous Discussion Forums (2003)

This article shows how adult educators can learn important strategies from those in different areas of professional practice. The author argues in favour of collaboration among adult education professionals, in this case through asynchronous computermediated communication (CMC).

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2003-04-02

How Public Libraries Can Promote Adult Literacy with the World Wide Web (2003)

The author describes how libraries can improve their websites by making it easier for users to find information about adult literacy resources and services, both in the library and beyond.

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2003-04-02

Literacy, Learning and Libraries: Common Issues and Common Concerns (2003)

Librarians are highly effective in enabling customers and clients to make informed decisions based on the best evidence available, but seem less successful in applying those same standards and approaches to the professional practice of librarians, particularly with regard to literacy and learning programs. The author provides examples to support this theory.

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