Technology

The South Island Learning Community (SILC) Project (2010)

Revue « À lire en ligne », FCAF

The South Island Learning Community (SILC) Project was carried out between 2005 and 2008 in the Greater Victoria area of British Columbia. The goal of the project was to create and test a model for building community capacity, both individual and organizational, to enhance the development of adult literacy skills through the use of information technology.

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2011-05-24

Bridging Distance: Promising Practices for Online Learning in the Canadian Literacy Community (2009)

This manual was developed as part of a two-year Getting Online (GO) project funded by the Office of Literacy and Essential Skills, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada and sponsored by Athabasca University. All members of the GO team were involved in delivering online learning to literacy practitioners in their home provinces and saw potential benefits in using technology for professional development.

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2009-12-02

A Review of the State of the Field of Adult Learning (2006)

E-Learning

This study, funded by the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL), is one of a series of reports on the state adult learning in Canada. It based on the review and analysis of information from databases, bibliographies, websites, and publications.

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2009-07-06

Will Employers Want Aging Boomers? (2008)

Discussion Paper Series

This report examines the current employer demand in the United States for older workers and explores how demand may be changing over time. It discusses the personal and social benefits of increased work by older adults, the reasons why baby boomers are likely to try to work longer than earlier generations, and whether employers appear to want older workers.

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2009-06-18

Building Basic Skills for Adults in Small Remote Communities (2002)

Final Report to the Office of Learning Technologies Project #99561

Residents of many rural and remote communities throughout Canada are not within realistic reach of face-to-face basic skills training, yet they are often in the most acute need of such training. These individuals are at a disadvantage because literacy programs and tutor support are rarely available in these communities.

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2008-05-09

Basic Technology Workshop For Learners (2007)

This manual offers learners basic information about computers and information technology and is intended to be used in a hands-on workshop . It uses pictures and relatively simple and straightforward text to introduce learners to computers and explain how to use common software and programs. Topics discussed include
- Windows desktop
- using Windows
- using the mouse
- Wordpad
- Paint

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2008-02-28

Intermediate Technology Workshop For Learners (2007)

This manual offers learners who already have some basic computer skills information and instruction on more advanced computer topics. This manual is intended to be used in a hands-on intermediate-level workshop. Topics discussed include
- Exploring Windows
- Word processing
- Internet as a research tool
- Email management
- Basic computer maintenance
- Online learning sites

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2008-02-28

Technology Workshop 2 For Instructors Tutors and Coordinators (2007)

This manual is intended for literacy instructors, tutors and coordinators. While it has been written for the participants of a computer and information technology workshop, this manual would also be useful to individuals wishing to learn on their own. The following topics are covered in this manual:

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2008-02-28

Technology Workshop 1 for Instructors Tutors and Coordinators (2007)

This manual is intended for literacy instructors, tutors and coordinators. It offers basic information on the following computer and information technology topics:

Exploring windows
Word processing
Internet as a research tool
Email management
Basic computer maintenance and security
Online learning sites

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2008-02-28

Literacy and Digital Technologies: Linkages and Outcomes (2005)

This paper investigates relationships between adult literacy skills and use of information and communications technologies (ICTs). The authors use data from the 2003 Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey, which includes information for Canada, its provinces and territories, as well as five other countries thus allowing for international and inter-provincial comparisons.

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2008-02-27

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