Research projects

Developing a Framework for Research in Practice in Adult Literacy in Canada (2004)

Research in practice promotes improvements in practice, informs policy, and contributes to learner success in the adult literacy field. Research in practice in adult literacy has been gaining strength and visibility; however, there is an unevenness of support and capacity across the country. There is a need for a strategic framework that will address this disparity and guide future practice and policy.

Get resource
Added: 
2004-11-17

Exploring the Possibilities for Literacy Research in Practice in Saskatchewan (2004)

Project Summary

This document is the project summary of the work undertaken by the Saskatchewan Literacy Network in 2003-2004, concerning a project with the purpose of exploring the area of research in practice.

Authors: 
Get resource
Added: 
2004-11-02

National Literacy and Health Research Program Needs Assessment and Environmental Scan (2002)

The objectives of this study were to identify:
-gaps in knowledge in literacy and health research in Canada;
-current and proposed initiatives in literacy and health in Canada;
-resources and opportunities for research in literacy and health in Canada.

Get resource
Added: 
2004-10-21

Putting Learning Technologies to Work for Literacy (2004)

The goals of this project were:
-To examine the extent to which adult literacy learners in Nova Scotia have access to learning through technology.
-To determine to what extent community-based literacy organizations use learning technologies effectively and with optimal outcome in their operations and service delivery.

Authors: 
Get resource
Added: 
2004-10-21

Community Consultations Report and Analysis (2002)

In March 2000, the Nova Scotia Provincial Literacy Coalition's Board of Directors identified the need for a comprehensive review of the Coalition to determine where the Coalition stood and the direction it must take to support the needs of its membership and the organizations and individuals it serves.

Get resource
Added: 
2004-10-18

Hardwired for Hope (2004)

Effective ABE/Literacy Instructors

This research document examines the question, “What makes an effective ABE/Literacy instructor?” It documents the thoughts, feelings, strategies and techniques of some effective literacy/ABE instructors in British Columbia. Recommendations are also presented, intended to help institutions offering ABE/Literacy programs and ABE/Literacy practitioners, groups planning a research project, and funders.

Get resource
Added: 
2004-10-05

Putting Literacy in Ottawa on the Map (2003)

The purpose of the research outlined in this report was to examine the distribution of Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) learners in the city of Ottawa, Ontario, in order for the members of the Ottawa-Carleton Coalition for Literacy (OCCL) to coordinate service delivery and outreach efforts to most effectively reach their target audience.

Authors: 
Get resource
Added: 
2004-09-29

The Effect of the Partnership Approach to Literacy on Reading Achievement (2002)

This is a project report written in partial fulfillment of the author's Masters of Education degree. Through the research project, the author wanted to determine whether or not the family literacy program, "Partnership Approach to Literacy" (PAL) of Pincher Creek, Alberta, had any effect on the students' reading achievement, as well as identify the strengths and weaknesses of PAL.

Get resource
Added: 
2004-09-17

Skills For The Future - Phase 3 (2003)

Practitioner Training Strategy - Project Report

This report presents the findings of Phase Three of four planned phases of the Literacy Practitioner Training Strategy of the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (Literacy and Basic Skills Section). The goal of the strategy is: "To develop an integrated practitioner training and recognition approach that supports high quality delivery of the LBS Program…"

Get resource
Added: 
2004-09-09

Learning Working Knowledge: Implications for Training (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1993 - Vol. 10, No. 3/4

This article concerns a study conducted in cooperation with CCLOW and through funding provided by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. During the study, in-depth, open-ended interviews were conducted with over forty women to hear what knowledge and skills they felt they had to learn to be effective at their jobs and how and where they learned these things.

Get resource
Added: 
2004-08-31

Pages

© 2022 Copian Library