Methods

Information Literacy - Finding Information (2009)

An overview of Information Literacy (IL) is provided to introduce the IL process. A brief overview of the National Occupational Classification (NOC), a system of classifying Canadian occupation is presented, followed by information on Essential Skills (ES) and Essential Skills profiles.

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2009-07-07

Taking Account: A Report on the Number of PLAR Assessments Conducted by Public Post-secondary Institutions in Canada (2009)

The data that were gathered in an international 2007 study led by OECD on the recognition of non-formal and informal learning suggested that the PLAR activity level in Canadian post-secondary institutions might be higher than previously thought, and that Canada’s performance may compare favourably with the efforts of other countries, particularly in terms of the number of assessments conducted.

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2009-05-27

Lessons Learned (2000)

Adult Literacy: Policies, Programs and Practices

This is a report of the latest study in Human Resources Development Canada's (HRDC) “Lessons Learned” series. This study summarizes lessons learned from policies, programs and practices directed at adult literacy over the past decade, in the context of industrialized economies.

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2008-05-16

Getting Started: Student Success Stories (2003)

Every year, Independent Studies at Frontier College publishes a book of student writing. We've been doing this for 20 years. This year, we decided to publish the results of one of our class projects.

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2006-03-03

Survey Report - Speech Assisted Reading and Writing (SARAW) (2005)

Literacy and Disabilities Study (LaDS)

The Literacy and Disabilities Study (LaDS) project conducted a survey of literacy and other community programs in Canada that use the Speech Assisted Reading and Writing (SARAW) computer program with adults with disabilities.

The purpose of the survey was to learn about different delivery models and educational settings where adults with
disabilities use SARAW to help them develop and strengthen reading and writing skills.

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2006-02-20

Academic Studies Math - Fractions: Part 1 - An Introduction to Fractions for the Adult Learner (1999)

Support Materials and Exercises

This is an introduction to fractions for the adult learner. It contains support materials and exercises.

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2005-11-01
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