Surveys

Highlights from the Canadian Report (1996)

Reading the Future: A Portrait of Literacy in Canada

This report synthesizes the results of the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS), for Canada. IALS was a seven-country investigation undertaken in the fall of 1994. Its main goal was to create comparable literacy profiles across national, linguistic and cultural boundaries. Highlights from the Canada Report include :

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Needs Assessment For An Electronic Infrastructure for the Canadian Literacy Community (1996)

The National Literacy Secretariat (NLS) asked Consulting and Audit Canada (CAC) to conduct this needs assessment for an electronic infrastructure for literacy in Canada.

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1996-01-01

Workshops on Literacy, Economy and Society (1996)

On September 3rd and 4th, 1996, WWESTNET hosted the first of two workshops in Calgary, which addressed the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) and its Canadian component. The purpose of the bottom line on basics: A Workshop on Literacy, Economy and Society was twofold. The first goal was to bring together western and northern Canadian literacy and language umbrella groups to identify and examine relevant issues raised by the studies.

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1996-01-01

Adult Basic Education Student Outcomes Project (1996)

1994-95 Report

Second in a series of three reports, this study looks at students who attended for 0-6 months and compares them with those who attended for 7-13+ months. It also reviews Point of Entry profile factors that might have affected completion rates.

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1996-01-01

NALS Raises Vital Equity Issues (1994)

This article is a summary of Stephen Reder's panel presentation at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Twenty-third Annual Legislative Weekend on September 16, 1993 in Washington, DC. The National Adult Literacy Survey (NALS) from 1992 involved a random sample of about 26,000 adults in the United States.

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1994-01-01

Literacy, Economy and Society: A Review (1996)

This article critically examines the cultural bias of the International Adult Literacy Survey.

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1990-01-01

Reading the Future: A Portrait of Literacy In Canada (1996)

Backgrounder, International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS)

This document provides background on the 1994 International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS), the first multi-country and multi-language assessment of adult literacy.

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1990-01-01

Broken Words - Why Five Million Canadians are Illiterate (1987)

Southam Literacy Report, The

This booklet contains articles about literacy that originally appeared in newspapers across Canada during September, 1987. Many are based on the extensive findings of a national literacy survey of 2,398 Canadian adults commissioned by Southam Inc.

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