Motivation

Fostering Literacy Success for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Students (2013)

Research Monograph #45

This document is part of a research-into-practice series produced by a partnership between The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat of the Ministry of Education of Ontario and the Ontario Association of Deans of Education.

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2014-04-15

Working with Volunteers – 25 Ideas for Good Practice (2012)

This guide offers quick tips for making volunteer work a positive experience for both the organization and the volunteer.

The tips are organized by topic, with sections that deal with planning, recruiting, selecting, training, supervision, evaluation, recognition, and retention. Each idea contains basic information, input from voices in the field, and resources for further information.

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2013-02-01

Boys' and Girls' Literacy: Closing the Gap (2004)

"The Boys' and Girls' Literacy: Closing the Gap" project is unique in that it aims to develop strategies that would particularly have a positive impact on boys' literacy. This holds substantial merit in that the strategies and methodologies selected to address the literacy performance of boys would not disadvantage girls. These strategies included literature circles, male mentors, and providing boy-friendly reading materials.

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2006-05-10

A Booklet Intended for Parents (2002)

This booklet is also available in French.

Mot de passe: littératie is a serie published by the Council of Atlantic Ministers of Education and Training (CAMET) for the purpose of educating and providing tools to various literacy partners. The booklet intended for parents contains these sections:

Password: Literacy
Reading at Home
Types of Readers
List of Activities and Resources

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2004-06-01

Way to Go! - Written for LBS Learners (2001)

What is the next step in my learning journey?

This final issue of Way to Go! looks at the next step in your learning journey. It offers tips for researching your next step, and ideas for getting ready to take it.

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2003-06-05

A Yankee Individualist in Dialogue and Confrontation with the Progressive Literacy Left (1999)

The author took part in a National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL) Teacher Research Project on Learner Motivation, Retention, and Persistence. This essay contains an autobiographical study of one adult learner's struggle with motivation, persistence, and retention through the course of the project.

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1999-01-01

Locus of Control and Course Completion of Adult Basic Education Literacy Program Participants (1994)

For this report, the relationship between locus of control and course completion in an adult basic education program was investigated. Instruction was individualized; each learner was tutored by an adult volunteer. Learners were referred by social service agencies or were encouraged to participate by friends and family or through radio and television advertisements.

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1994-01-01

Locus of Control and Course Completion in Adult Basic Education (1994)

The relationship between locus of control and course completion in an adult basic education program was investigated. Instruction was individualized; each learner was tutored by an adult volunteer. Those learners who completed the program were significantly more internally controlled than those who did not complete the program.

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1994-01-01
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