Research

Full-time Equivalents and Financial Costs Associated with Absenteeism, Overtime, and Involuntary Part-time Employment in the Nursing Profession (2002)

In light of the current and looming shortage of nurses in Canada, The Nursing Strategy for Canada was developed to strengthen and maximize nursing human resources by implementing broad, planned evidence–based and long–term recruitment and retention initiatives. Within that strategy, the Canadian Nursing Advisory Committee (CNAC) was established to make recommendations for improving the quality of work life for Canadian nurses.

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2007-08-23

Fall From The National Literacy Summit of 2000 Continues Seven Years Later (2007)

This article discusses the author's difficulty in finding reports and additional commitments regarding the September 2000 National Literacy Summit steering committee's Action Agenda for Literacy in a report entitled "From the Margins to the Mainstream".

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2007-08-13

Opening Doors (1992)

Thoughts and Experiences of Community Literacy Workers in Alberta

This document is a collection of thoughts and experiences of community literacy workers in Alberta and includes some of the history of the grassroots literacy movement in Alberta.

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2007-08-13

Gaining and Losing Literacy Skills Over the Lifecourse (2007)

This study uses data from IALS and ALL to explore how Canada’s stock of literacy skill evolved over the nine year period from 1994 to 2003. It employs a synthetic cohort analysis to document net skill change for various demographic groups for Canada and the provinces and to explore the individual characteristics that influence whether a particular group has gained or lost skill on average over the nine year reference period.

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2007-08-10

Knowledge Mobilization in Youth Led Groups (2006)

This project will research knowledge mobilization in youth led groups. A tremendous amount of literature exists about the potential of young people as volunteers and the rich contributions that they can make to organizations and more importantly community. The linking of community development and youth development offers tremendous opportunities but is not without its challenges.

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2007-08-03

Fostering Partnership Development (2007)

An Historical Look at the National Literacy Secretariat Business and Labour Partnership Program

This report represents the results of an interpretive case study conducted from December 2005 to December 2006. Conceptualization of the initial idea, the project purpose, target audiences, and design features evolved over months and included many expert opinions.

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2007-07-16

Workplace Partners Panel – Atlantic Provinces Task Force: What we Heard (2006)

Summary of Key Findings for the province of Newfoundland and Labrador

This report synthesizes the key findings from the Newfoundland and Labrador deliberative dialogue, which was held in St. John’s, on April 20, 2006. This report is one of the inputs that the Atlantic Provinces Task Force (APTF) Newfoundland and Labrador representatives used to develop their thinking on approaches to address the over-arching challenge of skills needs in the context of an aging workforce.

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2007-07-11

How Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Affects Writing and Learning: What Neuroscience Suggests About the Memoir Assignment (2005)

For the last fifteen years, the author has struggled to understand how domestic abuse affects later pursuits of literacy outside and inside the university setting. The research for this thesis compelled the author to make a particular argument about the composition instruction of first year college students: the generic memoir assignment should never be assigned.

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2007-06-14

Workers Educated Abroad: Seduction and Abandonment (2003)

Food for Thought: Document no. 10

Recently, the media bombarded us with news items focusing on the problems faced by immigrants – let’s call them new Canadians – looking for work. We were told that the image of someone with a PhD driving a taxi or welcoming us to the neighbourhood McDonalds may well reflect reality.

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2007-06-07

Moving Forward (2004)

A Strategy for the Integration of Internationally Trained Workers in Ottawa

This project was funded under the umbrella of the Voluntary Sector Initiative by the former Human Resource Development Canada.

The specific objectives of the project were:

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2007-05-25

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