Learning styles

What is learning like for ME? A Community Approach to Learning Disabilities (2011)

Resources and Tool Kit for Community Service Providers on Haida Gwaii

This tool kit was developed in response to requests from community service providers, teachers, and tutors for a simple guide to identifying and dealing with learning difficulties among adults and students on Haida Gwaii, the chain of islands off the northern coast of British Columbia. The area is populated mainly by the Haida Aboriginal people.

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2014-05-26

Assisting Adults with Learning Disabilities (2013)

This booklet offers a variety of strategies for practitioners working with adults who have learning disabilities.

The authors begin with a series of studying tips for visual, auditory, or kinesthetic learners. They encourage instructors to assess individuals' learning styles and teach to the stronger style.

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2014-04-14

Learning Curves, Twists, and Turns (2013)

This paper is part of a project designed to collect information and stories about both teaching and learning in adult literacy.

The author describes both the frustrations and the joys of undertaking a project in Bolivia, where she had to adjust to a new culture and learn a new language. Everything she had once taken for granted was no longer valid or easy.

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2014-01-16

Accommodating Learning Styles in Bridging Education Programs for Internationally Educated Professionals (2009)

Despite the development of bridging education programs designed to help them, internationally educated professionals (IEPs) in Canada continue to experience high levels of underemployment and unemployment.

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2013-10-08

Learning with your Child: A Booklet for Parents (2007)

The authors of this booklet begin by pointing out that parents are their children’s first, and most important, teachers and go on from there to explain how to create a positive learning environment for youngsters from birth to kindergarten age.

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2013-06-11

Dyslexia and the University (2005)

This document, written in clear language, offers a starting point for those who want to learn more about dyslexia. The author has included information on the causes and characteristics of dyslexia and describes the dyslexic way of learning.

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2012-03-27

The Blackboard in Your Mind [Video - 5:23] (2010)

Featuring Kate Nonesuch, Literacy Educator and Curriculum Writer

In this video, literacy educator Kate Nonesuch demonstrates a technique for helping a learner spell a challenging word.

She begins by writing the word on the board, then covering it up. Then she tells the student to imagine a board and fill in the details about it. For instance, the learner decides whether it is a blackboard or a whiteboard, and whether the board has a coloured border around it.

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2011-12-13

Dyslexia and the Workplace (2005)

This document is directed at adults who struggle with dyslexia in the workplace. The author begins by providing information on the causes and characteristics of dyslexia and explaining the dyslexic way of learning.

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2011-05-03

Integrating Literacies: Introduction (2009)

Adults participating in community programs may have problems with the literacy requirements of their courses. “Integrating literacies” means addressing those problems and finding ways for participants to use and practise literacy skills while also learning the program content.

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2010-11-09

Formal, non-formal and informal learning: The case of literacy, essential skills and language learning in Canada (2010)

The author explores the differences and the links between formal, non-formal and informal learning. Formal learning is intentional, organized and structured and is often arranged by an institution. Non-formal learning may or may not be intentional and arranged by an institution but it is at least loosely organized. Informal learning is never organized and is thought of as spontaneous and related to experience.

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2010-02-17

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