Research instruments

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

Learning a Living: First Results of the Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (2005)

The Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (ALL) is a large-scale cooperative effort undertaken by governments, national statistics agencies, research institutions and multi-lateral agencies.

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2005-06-10

Bridging the Gap: Pilot Project Phase II - Formative Evaluation - Appendices (2003)

Bridging the Gap Pilot Project (Phase II) was a client–centred approach to education and employment that integrated the realities of employers in rural Newfoundland and Labrador. The project involved several economic zones, communities, private sector businesses and social and economic development agencies throughout Newfoundland and Labrador over a 12 month period.

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2005-05-09

Women's Learning Needs Survey (1984)

This document is an analysis of a survey of 183 women from rural Nova Scotia, conducted in order to assess the learning needs of Nova Scotian women. The group of women surveyed embraced all ages, incomes and educational levels. The design of the questionnaire for the survey was intended to determine attitudes to the learning experience in its broadest sense, and also evaluate present and projected learning activities.

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2003-10-21

The Impact of ABC CANADA's LEARN Campaign (1996)

Results of a National Research Study

In 1994, ABC CANADA initiated the LEARN campaign, a national media campaign aimed at linking potential literacy learners with literacy groups. Throughout the campaign, ABC CANADA gathered information from selected literacy groups about the effect of the LEARN ads. This study is the first systematic national attempt to measure the impact of the LEARN campaign.

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2003-10-10

Skills For The Future - Phase 1 (2000)

Practitioner Training Strategy - Project Report

This report presents the findings of Phase One of the Literacy Practitioner Training Strategy of the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (Literacy and Basic Skills Section). This multi-phase initiative funded each of the literacy delivery sectors and streams to carry out research on the skills, training and recognition issues within their respective sectors/streams.

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2003-03-28

Adult Literacy, Learning Disabilities and Technology (2001)

Annotated Bibliography, An

This bibliography is intended to provide some context to the discussions around adult literacy and learning disabilities. The collected annotations are provided in the hope that they will inspire further research and lead to some common understanding of the ways that literacy and learning disabilities may or may not related.

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2001-01-01

Pathways (1996)

How to Access Electronic Information

A guide introducing the various forms of electronic information.

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1996-01-01
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