Web sites

Youth, Literacy and Career Project (2001)

A Project for Youth Aged 18 to 24

This booklet is an easy read story guide to demonstrate how to gain access to the various tools and resources on youth, literacy and careers, along with a useful list of websites, resources, materials and addresses appropriate for learners who are working on their literacy development.

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2003-02-13

What Adult Literacy Learners Would Like YOU To Know (N.D.)

This is a link to a website outlining what adult literacy learners would like the public to know. It includes links to literacy coalitions across Canada, as well as a link to the Learners Advisory Network website.

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2003-02-03

Annotated Bibliography for Workplace Literacies (2002)

This bibliography is for those interested in reading further about workplace literacy as a social practice.

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2002-11-15

Improving Numeracy in Canada (2000)

The purpose of this paper is to consider how numeracy can be improved in Canada, taking into account the experience so far, both in Canada and internationally.

The focus is on adult numeracy, particularly at the more basic levels and in the workplace.

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2002-04-16

National Roundtable on Numeracy at Queen's University (2000)

Summary of Proceedings

This document presents a summary of what took place at the Numeracy Roundtable at Queen's University on March 23 and 24, 2000. It includes an overview of the papers presented and of the plenary discussions, as well as a list of online resources and the list of participants.

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2002-04-16

Web-based Demonstrations Clearinghouse - Final Report (2001)

This is the final report of the “Clearinghouse for Demonstrations" project of the Simcoe County Literacy Network. To purpose of the project was to provide a one-stop shopping centre that would allow practitioners to post demonstrations they have developed to the Internet and to access demonstrations developed by other literacy practitioners.

The final report is composed of three sub reports each submitted by a project team member:

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2002-04-02

Retention through Redirection (2002)

Protocol

The “Retention through Redirection” project extends the retention focus of the “What Works” project. The “Retention through Redirection” project is intended to further support Ontario colleges' retention efforts by building on the “What Works” project. The focus is on all Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) learners who remain in the program but continue to be at risk of failing or dropping out.

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2002-01-01

The Plain Web (2002)

The Web is a vast library filled with writing that is often as far from plain language as it is possible to get. Chuck's talk focussed on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines that relate to plain language. Governments and commercial organizations around the world are adopting W3C standards as law or policy. Chuck hopes to get more plain language professionals involved in the work of the W3C.

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2002-01-01

Tools for Community Building - A Planning Workbook for Northern Community-Based Literacy (2002)

The content of this workbook is the result of a nine-month action research project called 'A Participatory Framework for Enhancing Community Capacity'. It is a tool kit of information that you may find useful in planning and carrying out local literacy
projects and other community activities. This project also produced a an action research report (http://www.nwt.literacy.ca/comdevel/nln/combuild/report/cover.htm).

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2002-01-01

Our Ocean Playground - A Nova Scotia History Manual (2001)

A Nova Scotia History Manual

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2001-11-05

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