Student profiles

Pathways to College (2008)

Report of the Adult Student Pathways to College Post-secondary Programs Project

About 25 per cent of students in post-secondary Ontario college programs have delayed their entrance to college and have never participated in any form of post-secondary education. These delayed entrants take multiple pathways to college that include participating in courses or programs to upgrade their academic skills.

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2009-02-24

Full Circle (2002)

20 Years of Independent Studies at Frontier College

Full Circle is a book that celebrates and documents the achievements of Frontier College's Independent Studies Program over the past 20 years. The I.S. Program was designed to fill a need "to find ways to integrate all marginalized people, but especially people labelled 'disabled', into a welcoming community of learning."

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2006-10-27

Year Book 2: Independent Studies 2004-2005 (2005)

A compilation of stories, photos and thoughts about the 2004 - 2005 Frontier College Independent Studies Program.

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2006-08-18

The Learning Lives of Adults With Low Literacy Skills (2004)

A Close-up Look at 10 Canadians

This report is about ten Canadian people who were categorized as Level 1 and Level 2 adults, according to the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS). It talks about the types of informal learning that goes on in their lives and how they practice their literacy skills. Included is an overview of the project, ten stories or narratives about some remarkable adults who have discovered learning in their own way, and annotated bibliography.

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2004-01-01

The Others: Who Are They? (2003)

A Pilot Study

The number of Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) students in Ontario colleges categorized as “Other” has risen dramatically, by 89%. There was little data about this growing number of students. Having a demographic profile of “Others” and information about their specific training needs would help LBS programs provide the right mix of support services and programming.

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2003-12-02

Documenting Student Success: The Development of a Learner Portfolio (2002)

The portfolio process outlined in this resource was designed to give literacy practitioners a practical way to showcase student success. It is intended for use with the Nova Scotia Adult Learning Program (ALP) and the Intake Assessment Tools used in adult education classes throughout that province.

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2003-07-08

Way to Go! - Written for LBS Learners (2001)

What is the next step in my learning journey?

This final issue of Way to Go! looks at the next step in your learning journey. It offers tips for researching your next step, and ideas for getting ready to take it.

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2003-06-05
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