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In Our Own Words: Our Learners' Stories (2010)

This is the fifth collection of written works by learners enrolled in the Volunteer Literacy Tutor Program, a joint project of Literacy Central Vancouver Island and the Nanaimo campus of Vancouver Island University. It was launched on September 8, 2010, in honour of International Literacy Day.

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2013-08-12

In Our Own Words: Our Learners' Stories (2012)

This is the seventh collection of writings by learners enrolled in the Volunteer Literacy Tutor Program, a joint project of Literacy Central Vancouver Island and the Nanaimo campus of Vancouver Island University. It was launched in September 2012 to mark International Literacy Day.

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2013-07-19

In Our Own Words: Our Learners' Stories (2011)

This is the sixth collection of writings by learners enrolled in the Volunteer Literacy Tutor Program, a joint project of Literacy Central Vancouver Island and the Nanaimo campus of Vancouver Island University. The collection was officially launched on September 8, 2011, International Literacy Day.

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2012-10-18

In Our Own Words - 2009 (2009)

This is the fourth collection of learner writings from Literacy Central Vancouver Island, formerly known as Literacy Nanaimo. It was launched on September 8, 2009, International Literacy Day.

The document includes a variety of personal memoirs, including one learner’s description of how he used his time in jail to start overcoming a long-time drug habit and another learner’s story of coming to Canada from Vietnam.

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2011-03-18

In Our Own Words - 2008 (2008)

This is the third edition of the Vancouver Island University/Literacy Nanaimo Adult Literacy Tutor Program’s collection of learner writings. This edition was launched on September 8, 2008, to celebrate International Literacy Day and is dedicated to an adult learner who died suddenly earlier in the year.

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2009-10-20

To Succeed in Life, You Need Three Things: A Wishbone, A Backbone, A Funny bone (2008)

A Collection of Student Articles

This resource is a collection of sixteen short essays written by adult learners attending the Toronto Centre for Community Learning & Development. The title, To Succeed in Life, You Need Three Things: a Wishbone, a Backbone, a Funny Bone, is quote from actress and singer Reba McEntire. In their essays, the students reflect on this quote and how it applies to their own lives.

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2008-09-05

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

Learner Stories (2005)

Literacy and Disabilities Study

Adults who attend programs that use the SARAW talking computer program wrote the stories in this book. Some of the programs are adult literacy programs; some programs are at agencies that serve people with disabilities. There are SARAW programs across Canada, and these stories are from people from different locations across Canada. All of the stories in this book, except one, were written by adults with disabilities.

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2005-08-03

Our Book of Stories (2005)

The promotion and encouragement of family literacy is one of the mandates of the SIAST Kelsey Campus Literacy Centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. In their endeavors to achieve this, the students of the 2004-2005 literacy class created this children's storybook.

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2005-06-08

The Writer: Stories, poems and musings (1996)

This document provides a selection of writings by adults taking part in programs offered by The Learning Centre Literacy Association in Edmonton, Alberta.

The contributions include anecdotes and opinion pieces. There are several poems that focus on the record snowfall Edmonton experienced during the previous year.

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2002-08-26

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