Literacy reports

But I'm Not a Therapist: Furthering Discussion About Literacy Work with Survivors of Trauma (1997)

This report is a brief introduction to the findings of a research project which examines the impacts of abuse on women's literacy learning and explores approaches to literacy programming in the light of these impacts.

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2003-10-02

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

Bridging the Digital Divide in Atlantic Canada Communities (2001)

This report outlines the research and findings of a project undertaken to provide
1. a deeper understanding of the impact on communities as Atlantic Canada shifts towards an information/knowledge society;
2. an investigation into how the CAP/CLN programs create opportunities or problems, for community groups and organizations;

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2003-08-13

Adult Illiteracy in Canada - A Challenge (1983)

This landmark study of the early 1980s provides a useful glimpse of the "state of the art" at that time. This publication addresses issues facing a substantial number of Canadians, the illiterate and the seriously-undereducated.

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2003-06-03

Current Writing Attitudes and Practices in Selected Adult Literacy Programs in Western Canada (1999)

This article explores how writing is viewed and used in adult literacy programs as a method of increasing self-awareness. The authors conducted a survey of selected literacy programs, to test assumptions about writing attitudes and practices, and to guide professional development planning for adult literacy coordinators. This article presents the findings of the survey, and discusses implications for professional development training.

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2003-04-29

The Fourth-Grade Plunge: An Example of How Evidence-Based Adult Literacy Research Has Influenced K-12 Instructional Guidance (2003)

This article provides examples of how research into Kindergarten - Grade 12 literacy has been used to inform ideas about adult literacy. The author suggests that there is a need for research to promote further understanding of the life span changes that affect reading.

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2003-04-28

What learners had to say to the government! (2003)

Report Summary

Here is a summary of the report: Adult learners, what do you think?

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2003-04-25

Supporting Learning, Supporting Change (Field Report) (2003)

A Research Project on Self-Management & Self-Direction

This is a research report describing how self-direction is critical to successful learning. Practitioners, researchers and administrators of adult literacy programs may all find something of interest in this report, as it explores the factors that affect learning, as well as progress in a literacy program and change in learners'daily lives.

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2003-04-24

Strengthening Our Literacy Foundation Is Key To Canada's Future (2003)

In this brief to the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (HRD Committee), MCL describes the current situation concerning Canadian literacy and presents recommendations that pave the way for meaningful advances on literacy and essential skills development.

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2003-04-24

From Coast to Coast: A Thematic Summary of Canadian Adult Literacy Research (2003)

The purpose of this report is to identify major themes within the Directory of Canadian Adult Literacy Research in English in an effort to determine areas of coverage and gaps in Canada's body of research. The secondary purpose of this report is to provide the key findings for the research conducted within each theme.

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2003-01-01

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