Learner instructor relationships

Strategic Plan (2008)

2008 - 2013

The Board of Directors of the National Indigenous Literacy Association (NILA) represents First Nations people, Metis people, and Inuit people from coast to coast. Through provincial representation as well as representation in all stakeholder groups, NILA is poised to respond to the vision of eradicating illiteracy in its communities.

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2009-07-07

Reaching Across the Barriers (2004)

Increasing Outreach and Participation in Family and Adult Literacy Programs

This literature review outlines a range of different strategies based on various studies and the experiences of Kingston Literacy.

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2005-11-03

What Goes On Here: Practitioners Study the Student - Practitioner Relationship (2004)

This document outlines the findings of a research project undertaken to explore the relationships between practitioners and students in adult literacy programs. Readers are encouraged to think about their own ideas, feelings, and thoughts about the relationship between practitioner and student.

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2005-02-02

Hey, I can read that! Perspectives on plain language and people with developmental disabilities (2002)

Jean talked about how teams of people with developmental disabilities create plain documents. She described how they do it and how this work has changed her as a person. Janet discussed some of the problems of producing materials for people who have more difficulty reading and understanding. She gave suggestions based on experience and talked about the effects of the plain language movement on the rehabilitation profession.

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2003-03-24

Perceptions of Adult Literacy Learners About Themselves and Their Lives (1996)

One purpose of the 3-year study reported in this paper was to understand the lives of participants in adult literacy programs in a large urban center in Canada from the perspectives of the program participants themselves. A second purpose involved asking them about perceived changes in them and in their lives as they participated in literacy programs.

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1996-01-01

Perceptions of Literacy and Adult Literacy Programs (1995)

There are numerous definitions of literacy but relatively few data on the views of adult learners in literacy programs regarding literacy and even fewer on the views of adult literacy instructors. This study examined the views of 94 learners and 31 teachers regarding literacy as well as the actual classroom experiences of a subgroup of learners.

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1995-01-01
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