Literacy projects

Identification and Description of Literacy Events in Which Children Engage During and After Parental Involvement in a Family Literacy Program, The (2003)

There are four papers in this series, based on a research project, Transfer of Learning in a Parent Focussed Family Literacy Program.

This fourth paper fulfils one of the goals of the project, to validate and describe literacy events in which parents and children took part.

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2005-07-05

Computers for Elder Learning (2002)

The need to improve the literacy skills of older Canadians is clear. The vast majority of Canada's senior citizens have Level 1 or Level 2 literacy skills, as identified by the International Adult Literacy Survey.

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2005-06-29

Filling the Gap - Keeping Good Work Going (2004)

Research Findings and Recommendations Regarding Voluntary Sector Project Sustainability in Atlantic Canada

Many organizations struggle to keep good work going beyond the initial pilot project or startup phase. The Brother T.I. Murphy Learning Resource Centre Inc. (the Murphy Centre) of St. John's, Newfoundland, carried out a research project to explore the theme of project sustainability in the voluntary, community-based sector in Atlantic Canada.

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2005-06-09

Exploring the Possibilities for Literacy Research in Practice in Saskatchewan (2004)

Project Summary

This document is the project summary of the work undertaken by the Saskatchewan Literacy Network in 2003-2004, concerning a project with the purpose of exploring the area of research in practice.

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2004-11-02

Building Community Capacity: Focus on Adult Literacy (2003)

This handbook grew out of the Connecting Literacy to Community (CLC) project, carried out between 2001 and 2003 in three rural and three urban communities in central and southern Alberta. The purpose of the project was to work with communities to develop literacy awareness, promotion, and support, and to improve access to and the quality of existing services and programs.

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2004-09-14

Just A Simple Little Ditty (1996)

Song In The Literacy Curriculum

Just A Simple Little Ditty by William T. Fagan is a story in the book Wayfaring Journeys in Language, Learning and Culture, it is a collection of writings by ABE instructors and students in Newfoundland brought together for a ‘language awareness project', designed to explore attitudes, beliefs, and knowledge about language and the teaching of language.

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2004-06-07

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

Women in Literacy Speak (1994)

The Power of Woman-Positive Literacy Work

This book is one part of the public record of an exciting research project involving women across Canada during 1991 and 1992. Two women from each of twelve adult literacy and basic education programs asked themselves, "What happens when some women in a literacy program decide to do something they consider woman-positive?"

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2003-10-21

Steps to Follow in Setting Up a Certified Literate Community (2003)

Based on our experience in the Town of Beausejour and the Rural Municipality of Brokenhead, Manitoba

This manual will show you how to set up a certified literate community project. It draws on the successes and lessons learned from the first year of a pilot project in Beausejour, Manitoba, 2002-2003.

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2003-09-22

Evaluation of Project L.O.V.E. (2003)

Tough Challenges: Great Rewards

The goal of this project was to conduct a formative evaluation of Project L.O.V.E. (Let Older Volunteers Educate), using qualitative methodologies, to determine the effectiveness and value of this program to both Island children and seniors. This was accomplished by developing and delivering a questionnaire to students, teachers and Project L.O.V.E. volunteers.

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2003-07-14

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