Learning strategies

International e-learning strategies: Key findings relevant to the Canadian context (2006)

This study, prepared for the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL), has two main purposes: to examine major international initiatives in the field of e-learning; and to suggest a possible framework for a Canadian e-learning strategy.

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2013-07-03

Essential Skills for Your Apprenticeship Training (2009)

Apprenticeship training combines in-class learning with on-the-job experience. Having strong Essential Skills such as reading, document use, writing and thinking can help the apprentice succeed in this training.

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2012-08-17

Recognizing Experiential Learning Through Prior Learning Assessment (2008)

While the recognition of prior learning at post-secondary institutions in Canada is not widely practiced, it constitutes a solid plank in Athabasca University's mission as an open and distance institution. Although both challenge-for-credit and portfolio assessment strategies are used at AU, learners are best able to control their destinies and celebrate their diversities by engaging in the reflexive portfolio processes.

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2009-11-10

Academic Studies English - Learning Strategies (1998)

Support Materials and Exercises

literacy skills. Each module is matched to objectives and teaching points outlined in the Basic Academic Upgrading Curriculum Plan (English) (BAU-ENG) and the Intermediate Academic Upgrading – English Curriculum Plan (IAU-ENG), both New Brunswick Community College documents.

This support module may be used with BAU-ENG 6.11, Preparing for Exams, and IAU-ENG 1.3, Study Habits.

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2005-10-24

Best Practices in the Adult Setting (2003)

This report builds on the document, Best Practices for Adult Literacy, which investigated best practices for facilitating the development literacy among adults.

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2004-11-22

A Booklet Intended for Parents (2002)

This booklet is also available in French.

Mot de passe: littératie is a serie published by the Council of Atlantic Ministers of Education and Training (CAMET) for the purpose of educating and providing tools to various literacy partners. The booklet intended for parents contains these sections:

Password: Literacy
Reading at Home
Types of Readers
List of Activities and Resources

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2004-06-01

Purposeful Literacies Through Informal Learning (2004)

A Resource for Literacy Practitioners

This resource guide provides information on informal learning. Barriers to the learning process are discussed, as well as how to help adult literacy learners overcome those barriers. The resource talks about adult learners' motivations for learning, their beliefs, and how culture affects learners.

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2004-01-01

The Learning Lives of Adults With Low Literacy Skills (2004)

A Close-up Look at 10 Canadians

This report is about ten Canadian people who were categorized as Level 1 and Level 2 adults, according to the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS). It talks about the types of informal learning that goes on in their lives and how they practice their literacy skills. Included is an overview of the project, ten stories or narratives about some remarkable adults who have discovered learning in their own way, and annotated bibliography.

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2004-01-01

Technological Literacy and the Matrix (2001)

An Instructor's Guide

This literacy and basic skills resource for instructors and their learners focuses on learning activities and demonstrations which help learners to use technology.

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2002-07-10

Guide to Writing (2001)

This useful guide to writing is divided into two sections : Writing and Free Writing. The first part of the guide contains examples, notions, and activities on penmanship, sentences, lists, paragraphs, invitations, etc. The second part of the book is about free-writing. To encourage the free-writing process, several aids are used to stimulate the learner.

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2001-01-01

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