Students

See Me: Use of Personal Narrative in the Classroom (2006)

In this research report, the author's argue that the use of students’ personal narratives in the classroom is a valuable teaching strategy because it facilitates the students’ understanding of specific course content, it enhances their engagement with classmates, class activities and course content and, as well, it creates a classroom community.

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2007-12-13

Essential Skills for Success in College Postsecondary and Apprenticeship Programming (2007)

Part of the Learner Skill Attainment Framework Initiative

This document reports the results of a survey of faculty from Ontario colleges in which the participants have been asked to identify core skills and key tasks associated with students' successful transition to postsecondary and apprenticeship programs.

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2007-10-29

Our Side of the Mountain - 2007 (2007)

This eighth edition of "Our Side of the Mountain" was written by adult students of the Adult Learning Association of Cape Breton County. It includes a wide variety of writings, on different topics, with different styles, and includes both short and long stories. Some stories are about students life experiences, other stories are meant to be fun, amusing, entertaining, serious and/or informative.

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2007-07-13

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

Believing in Achieving (2005)

Yearbook - Graduation 2004-2005

As a training and development organization, those working and teaching at East End Literacy in Toronto "look behind the statistics and make a difference by focusing on developing, expanding and channeling human potential. Our programs are rooted in each individual’s reality, goals and dreams and aspirations. And we go the extra mile to ensure that the learning experience is based on the reality of the world around us."

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2006-09-22

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

Portfolio Assessment Initiative (2001)

This portfolio assessment initiative has several lists of goals for students and teachers. It includes:
- personal goals
- reading progress checklist
- listening and speaking progress checklist
- writing progress checklist and,
- mathematics progress checklist

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2006-08-10

Literacy: Focused on the Workplace (2000)

Vignettes and Learning Activities focusing on the Literacy - Workplace Link

This document includes two adult learner stories regarding their family background, their memories of school and learning, and some of their work experiences.

There are also learning activities such as a vocabulary matching game, learning about past tense, a comparison game, and a question & answer section regarding either or both stories.

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2006-08-10

AWAL Guide (2006)

Handbook For Facilitators

The AWAL Guide: Handbook for Facilitators is essentially “AWAL in a box.” The background information, suggestions, and resources collected here are intended to provide you with the tools and support you need to understand, plan for, deliver, and benefit from an AWAL Workshop for your organization.

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2006-08-04

Too Many Left Behind: Canada's Adult Education and Training System (2006)

This report documents the availability of formal learning opportunities for adults, and identifies the factors that influence participation of less-educated/less-skilled adults in these opportunities. In addition, it identifies gaps in our adult learning systems and recommends measures to fill these gaps.

This report examines the situation in five provinces: Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec.

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2006-08-04

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