Networking

Twitter – Lesson Plan (2013)

This lesson plan accompanies a three-hour workshop on how to use Twitter, the online networking services that enable users to send and read 140-character text messages called tweets.

It lists learning tasks and the time required to complete each one; suggested activities; and resources needed for each activity.

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2014-03-13

Using Twitter – Workshop (2013)

This is the curriculum for an introductory workshop on using Twitter, the online social networking service that enables users to send and read brief text messages called tweets.

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2014-03-07

Made in the North Forum - Final Report: What We Learned Together (2013)

Made in the North was a forum held in October 2012 in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, and organized collaboratively by the literacy councils of Canada’s three territories. The forum brought together 140 adult educators, employers, policy-makers, language experts, literacy practitioners, and Aboriginal and community leaders from the territories and from Labrador.

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2013-08-07

OALCF Resource List (2012)

This is a list of resources for use with the Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum Framework (OALCF), a competency-based framework that supports the development of programming delivered through Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) agencies. It grew out of an online resource fair hosted by Community Literacy of Ontario (CLO) in February 2012.

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2013-07-04

Evaluation Report: Made in the North (2013)

Formative and Summative Evaluation of the “Learning through Partnerships: A Pan-Northern Gathering Project”

In 2010, the literacy councils of the Northwest Territories, the Yukon, and Nunavut joined forces for a project that would culminate two years later in a three-day forum on adult learning, literacy, and skills development in northern Canada. The goals of the project, entitled Made in the North, were to explore northern-directed policies and practices that support adult learning; develop partnerships; and share knowledge.

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2013-04-05

Newcomers' Initiative - Final Report (2010)

Many Canadians face problems because of low literacy skills but the situation may be especially acute for newcomers to the country.

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2013-01-22

Early Childhood Literacy Programs in Canada (2010)

A National Survey

The authors of this study sought to understand early childhood literacy programs in Canada by identifying such programs and gathering information on their operations, content and challenges.

The authors used a literature review and a national survey to generate data, determine trends and identify gaps between research and practice.

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2012-11-22

New Brunswick Aboriginal Workplace Essential Skills Curriculum: Course 18 (2010)

Networking

The New Brunswick Aboriginal Workplace Essential Skills (NBAWES) project was designed to help Aboriginal adults improve their literacy skills and their employability.

This document, part of the curriculum prepared through the project, deals with networking. The authors point out that in addition to being an effective way to find jobs, personal networks are also an important source of personal support for individuals.

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2012-01-10

Social Networking Sites & Adult Literacy Learning (2011)

This document is housed on the AlphaPlus server.

The authors have analysed information from articles, policy documents, web-based sources, and literacy learners and educators to decide if and how social networking sites such as Facebook can be used to facilitate adult literacy learning.

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2011-12-20

Local Boards Network: Trends, Opportunities and Priorities [Video - 6:14] (2011)

This six-minute video offers an introduction to Ontario’s network of 25 local boards, funded by the province’s Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. The local boards work with community partners to address workforce development issues.

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2011-08-16

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