Literacy programs

Listen to Learn Youth Literacy Project - Phase II: Kapuskasing (2001)

This is a brief study written in 2001 that extracts demographic data sets regarding literacy rates, attitudes and situational factors among youth learners with the Listen to Learn Youth Literacy Project in Kapuskasing, Ontario. The survey examines a small number of youths ranging in age from 16 to 19 from varying backgrounds.

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2009-08-12

Youth Literacy Project - Phase II (2001)

Low literacy youth are a segment of the population in Ontario that is often neglected. The purpose of this research to investigate the reasons for youth nonparticipation in northeastern Ontario's existing Adult Basic Education programs, by attempting to get out-of-school youth involved in deciding what they feel would best meet their educational needs.

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2009-08-05

The Changing Face of Literacy in Ottawa (2002)

A Research Project Summary for the Ottawa-Carleton Coalition for Literacy

The authors of this study set out a number of questions about literacy, including its definition in the current world; other issues affecting students’ ability to achieve their goals; what prompts students to participate in literacy programs; and whether some types of programs are more attractive than others.

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2009-07-29

The 3Rs of Research Practitioner Toolkit (2008)

This toolkit is designed for practitioners who may feel intimidated at the prospect of integrating research into a program.

The authors begin by defining “research in practice” simply as using the evidence of research and applying it in some way to one’s own experience and “research integration” as using the knowledge of the research.

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2009-07-07

New Brunswick Directory of English-Language Community-Based Literacy Programs (2009)

This directory lists community-based literacy programs for children, families, parents and other adults in New Brunswick. It provides helpful information for those wanting to access literacy programs in their localities, and for educators and others who refer people for literacy education and support.

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2009-03-26

New Brunswick Directory of English-Language Community-Based Literacy Programs - Survey Report (2009)

This report is part of a project that was initiated by the New Brunswick Department of Education. The department provided funding for the Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick to design and conduct a survey of English-language, community-based literacy programs. The purpose of the survey was to help determine areas of greatest need for investment and to inform school districts of the community-based programs within their districts.

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2009-03-26

Monitoring and Assessment in Community-Based Adult Literacy Programs in British Columbia, Phase 1 (Definition and Selection of Benchmarks) (2007)

A Report to the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education

This report was commissioned and funded by the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education. It is Phase I of a three-phased initiative for the BC Ministry of Advanced Education to develop benchmarks or measurement standards for community-based literacy programs in that province. Phase I recommends a province-wide system for monitoring and assessing the progress of adults in community-based literacy programs.

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2009-03-18

Mapping the Field of Family Literacy in Canada (2008)

MCL Environmental Scan

The Movement for Canadian Literacy (MCL) provides a forum where people from provincial/territorial and national organizations can work together to identify, discuss and address issues of common focus. This project, Mapping the Field of Family Literacy, reflects MCL’s goal of building consensus, growing capacity and maintaining a commitment to family literacy.

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2009-02-24

The Joy of Learning (2007)

Fall Issue 2007

With this document, the Colchester Adult Learning Association presents its first educational resource guide. This guide is intended for the citizens of Colchester, Nova Scotia. It contains descriptions of learning resources available in the area, as well inspirational stories from several learners.

The Joy of Learning includes the following sections:

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2009-02-09

Learning Without Borders (2008)

An Introduction to Community-Based Adult Literacy in British Columbia

Learning Without Borders offers an introduction to community-based adult literacy in British Columbia. This resource has been designed to help those unfamiliar with this topic navigate the complexities of the adult literacy field in BC.

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