Upgrading

Grab It Where You Can (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 4

How does a woman upgrade her education and skills when she lives in a remote northern community? When the only road winds 25 kilometers north-east to a couple of small villages on the lake? When the nearest university is several hundred kilometers away? And what happens when a woman has children at home, and no money to spare?

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Theatre for Education (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 4

Academic achievement hasn't come easily to native Canadians. In the small Inuit community of Pond Inlet where the author was an adult educator at the time this article was written, many of her students were casualties of the education system.

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2004-08-05

Prepared for Success (2001)

A Study of College Preparatory Students in Post Secondary College Programs

This is a report on a project designed to demonstrate the effectiveness of preparatory programs in preparing students in Ontario for post secondary studies and to highlight the supports identified by learners that colleges provide to enhance student success. Data was gathered from community colleges province-wide.

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2003-12-02

'Rapid writing...is my cup of tea'. Adult upgrading students' use of writing strategies. (2002)

This study is part of a series, prepared by literacy practitioner/researchers in Alberta, that investigates questions relating to literacy.

The author, who teaches an English learning strategies course in an urban college, analyzes the classroom journals of six students to determine what writing strategies they use and whether these strategies help them to succeed in their writing assignments.

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2003-04-04

Guide to Writing (2001)

This useful guide to writing is divided into two sections : Writing and Free Writing. The first part of the guide contains examples, notions, and activities on penmanship, sentences, lists, paragraphs, invitations, etc. The second part of the book is about free-writing. To encourage the free-writing process, several aids are used to stimulate the learner.

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2001-01-01

Adult Basic Education & College Preparatory Student Outcomes Project (1997)

1995 - 96 Report

Provides data about ABE students in British Columbia and the educational, social, and economic effects of ABE programs as reported by them. Includes statistical data about who the students are, why they enroll, what outcomes they expect, whether their goals are met, and the barriers they experienced. Third in a series of three reports.

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2000-09-11

Community Computer Literacy: Lunchroom Learning, The Link at the Library and Computer Camps (1998)

Three Different Approaches to Increasing Computer Literacy in the Community

This report describes a project that was designed to assist the people of Houston, BC with technological literacy. The project's organizers decided that the most effective way for individuals to increase their skill and comfort level was to have fun with computers, so they provided computers for open-ended learning and play, with back-up support and instruction. Instruction was low-key and relaxed. All instruction was free.

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1998-01-01

Community Learning Initiative Adult Learner Profile 1997-1998 (1998)

The Nova Scotia Community Learning Initiative (CLI) is a province-wide program which provides funding, practitioner training, and supports to 27 community-based Learning Networks. Participant Registration Forms were distributed to the Learning Networks so that a profile of those who are enrolling in these programs could be compiled.

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1997-11-05

Upgrading Needs Assessment for Yarmouth County (1997)

The South West Shore Development Authority of Nova Scotia recently completed this survey. It, along with a similar study done for Shelburne County, has been useful in enabling them to determine their priorities relating to human resources development. Training organizations and groups promoting literacy will also find it helpful.

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1997-01-01

From Me .... to You (1996)

A collection of Stories by Adult Learners

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1996-11-19

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