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The Five E's for Health: Understanding eLiteracies for eLearning in Electronic Educational Environments (2008)

This report describes the evaluation of the impact of two established virtual classroom environments, one on tobacco control and one on HIV/AIDS, on student learning and engagement and on teacher collaboration.

The impact of the two programs was evaluated by 233 youth participants and five teachers, using surveys and interviews, with the goal of developing recommendations for health and education programming and policy.

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2014-06-03

Twitter – Lesson Plan (2013)

This lesson plan accompanies a three-hour workshop on how to use Twitter, the online networking services that enable users to send and read 140-character text messages called tweets.

It lists learning tasks and the time required to complete each one; suggested activities; and resources needed for each activity.

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2014-03-13

Using Twitter – Workshop (2013)

This is the curriculum for an introductory workshop on using Twitter, the online social networking service that enables users to send and read brief text messages called tweets.

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2014-03-07

Training Matters: A Small Investment for A Major Return (2011)

Training Matters is ABC Life Literacy Canada's official publication on workplace literacy and essential skills, profiling leaders and businesses that have initiated innovative workplace training programs.

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2013-12-06

Life Literacy Radio – Episode 2: Literacy in the Digital Age – Interview with Michael Coteau, AlphaPlus and Susan Gillespie, adult learner [Audio 12:47] (2010)

Life Literacy Radio is an audio podcast launched by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 2010, and dedicated to literacy, education and lifelong learning.

This episode begins with a discussion of whether social media is good or bad for individual writing skills.

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2013-10-07

What to pack: Tips from a globe-trotting traveller [Video- 2:40] (2012)

This document is housed on the Sun Life Financial server, under Brighter Life.

Alicia Taggio is a social media specialist whose website My Life Untethered describes her travels. In this short video, she offers tips for packing for a trip.

Some of her advice deals with classic issues, like choosing luggage and maximizing space in a suitcase.

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2013-08-30

Partnering for Knowledge Mobilization (2012)

In this presentation, the head of the Knowledge Mobilization Unit at York University in Toronto, Ontario, outlines an emerging institutional service designed to maximize the social, environmental, and economic impacts of university research.

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2013-08-12

Learning the 21st Century Way: Making Sense of How to use Social Media for Learning – Webinar presenter, Dr. Sarah Eaton [Video – 1:04:23] (2012)

In this webinar, Dr. Sarah Eaton of the University of Calgary shares her experience of incorporating social media, specifically Twitter, into one of her courses. Aimed at students who were on academic probation, the course was about becoming an effective learner.

She begins with a discussion of the growing role of social media in education and shows how it can add value to the learning process.

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2013-07-22

Digital Discoveries: Guide to Promising Practices in Online Learning for Adult Literacy Learners (2012)

This resource looks at various technologies that are used to deliver online learning, and provides examples of promising practices in the field.

The document is divided into four main sections. The first section focuses on instructional websites for adult learners, which includes instructional resources related to numeracy, communication skills, employment, general interest, and using the Internet.

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2013-06-11

12 Days of Poetry (2012)

This document was published by the Yukon Literacy Council (YLC) to launch a seasonal literacy campaign featuring the work of 12 local poets. During the campaign, which ran from November 30 to December 21, 2012, the poems were read on the local radio station and appeared in the local newspaper.

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2013-04-30

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