Thematic approach

A discussion paper prepared at the request of the Canadian Council on Learning and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council - Thinking About Knowledge Mobilization (2008)

This document is a revised version of a discussion paper prepared for a seminar in May 2008, jointly sponsored by the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SHRC).

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CCL/SSHRC Knowledge Mobilization Symposium: May 15-18, 2008 - Harrison Hot Springs, BC (2008)

Final Report

In May 2008, the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) co-sponsored a symposium on knowledge mobilization with the goal of stimulating discussion about a variety of questions related to that concept.

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2012-02-13

We are an Island (2002)

Cape Breton Island Social Studies Resource

We are an Island is a collection of 41 lessons on Cape Breton Island social studies topics, including geography, history, civics and current events. Each lesson is accompanied by vocabulary exercises and comprehension questions. These activities are designed to meet outcomes specified by the Nova Scotia Adult Learning Program Levels 1 and 2.

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2004-06-04

The Fairy Tale Project (2001)

Exploring Women's Independence

Young girls growing up with fairy tales such as Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty, whether in older classic versions or those in modern movies, form certain visions of how their lives are going to, or should, be. The realities of being a woman in today's society are seldom fairy tale quality, however, and in most instances can prove to offer significant challenges.

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2002-02-14

April Raintree: A Multi-Level Novel Study Resource for Instructors (2001)

This is a teaching guide for the novel “April Raintree,” by Beatrice Culleton, which focuses on the experiences of two Métis sisters in Winnipeg. The guide focuses on ABE learners at the 110 level and including the 120/130 level of the Northwest Territories curriculum.
Each chapter in the guide includes individualized assignments and evaluation tools. As well, the author has included a number of extended activities.

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2001-01-01

A Toolbox for ESL Tutors (2000)

An Instructional Guide for Teaching English as a Second Language to Newcomers

This book is designed for tutors or teachers of English as a Second Language. It provides lesson plans based on thematic units. The ESL Tutor Toolbox is designed to provide tutors/teachers with practical lesson activities. The Toolbox activities provide tutors/teacher with ideas for lessons that can be adapted and or expanded depending on the student's interest, goals and prior knowledge.

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2000-01-01

Adult Basic Education: Strategies to Increase Returns on Investment (ROI) (1999)

Drawing upon a variety of studies, the author argues that adult literacy program can increase their ROI by developing 'programs that maximize the intergenerational transfer of educational benefits from parents to children, and functional-context education programs [that] integrate basic skills instruction with job and parenting skills training'.

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1999-07-01

First Nations Literacy Theme Units (1996)

These First Nations Literacy Theme Units have been developed for First Nations groups in British Columbia who are working together to improve their literacy skills.

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1996-01-01

Bridging The Gap Between Literacy & Technology (2000)

The Bridging the Gap curriculum guides offer practitioners the tools to integrate information technology into many of the reading, writing, and computer requirements of today`s workplace. Having a comprehensive computer-integrated curriculum gives both the practitioner and the learner the skills needed in the 21st Century workplace.

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1990-01-01
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