Research skills

NALD Library (2013)

This document provides an overview of the library of the National Adult Literacy Database (NALD), a nonprofit organization now known as Copian. The file accompanies the presentation of a webinar that is found here: http://library.copian.ca/item/11614.

As of April 2013, the database contained almost 6,500 documents, about two-thirds of them in English, and the rest in French.

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2013-11-08

A Traveler's Guide to Literacy Research in Practice (2008)

This book originated in a course that was offered as part of the Research in Practice in Adult Literacy Network Project, a project initiated in 2000 involving Literacy Alberta, the Learning Centre Literacy Association, and the Centre for Research on Literacy at the University of Alberta. As the title suggests, this guide was written to help literacy practitioners conduct research related to their practice.

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2008-08-19

Academic Studies English - Writing Reports (1999)

Support Materials and Exercises

This is one of a series of support modules intended for the use of adults improving their literacy skills. Each module is matched to objectives and teaching points outlined in the Basic Academic Upgrading Curriculum Plan (English) (BAU-ENG) and/or the Intermediate Academic Upgrading – English Curriculum Plan (IAU-ENG), both New Brunswick Community College documents.

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2005-10-27

Academic Studies English - Research Skills (1998)

Support Materials and Exercises

This is one of a series of support modules intended for the use of adults improving their literacy skills. Each module is matched to objectives and teaching points outlined in the Basic Academic Upgrading Curriculum Plan (English) (BAU-ENG) and the Intermediate Academic Upgrading – English Curriculum Plan (IAU-ENG), both New Brunswick Community College documents.

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2005-10-21

Using the Fleming Library System - Level OBS (2001)

This learning activity provides instruction on using the computer to search the Sir Sandford Fleming College Library System.

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2003-09-16

Using the Thesaurus in Microsoft Word - Level OBS (2001)

This learning activity provides instruction on using the Microsoft Word thesaurus to make writing more interesting. It is part of a series developed to be used with Microsoft Office 97 software programs.

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2003-09-16

Using the Fleming Library System - Level LBS 5 (2001)

This learning activity provides instruction on using the computer to search the Sir Sandford Fleming College Library System.

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2003-09-16

Using the Thesaurus in Microsoft Word - Level LBS 4 (2001)

This learning activity provides instruction on using the Microsoft Word thesaurus to make writing more interesting. It is part of a series developed to be used with Microsoft Office 97 software programs.

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2003-09-16

In Our Own Language (2000)

A Language Workbook for Literacy Students

This workbook is divided into a series of “units”: the alphabet, vocabulary, sentences, grammar, capitalization, punctuation, composition, and study skills and composition. Answers are provided at the back of the book.

There are also sections “For the Tutor,” which provides additional information or hints for the tutors.

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2003-06-17

Research Agenda for Adult ESL (1998)

This research agenda for the adult ESL field is designed to assist researchers in their effort to formulate research designs for specific projects, and provide potential funders of research with priorities and program needs.

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1997-11-06

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