1992

As An Educator, What Can I Do? (1992)

Women's Education des Femmes, Winter 1992-93 • vol.10 no.1

This article offers strategies to educators who are working with students from violent homes and abused women.

The article is written in English and is accompanied by a summary written in French.

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2004-02-11

You Make the Choice! (1992)

This booklet introduces the reader to ten interesting women who live and work in the Yukon, performing jobs that have traditionally been done by men.

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2003-10-21

Opening Minds Behind Closed Doors (1992)

Literacy in B.C. Corrections

This project was designed to determine the experiences of offenders in adult correctional facilities in the province in relation to their literacy needs, and to discover where and how those needs were being met. The author also makes recommendations for future action in relation to literacy programs.

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2002-08-28

Anti-racist Education: A Career in Social and Political Change (1992)

Women's Education Des Femmes, Spring, Vol. 9, No. 3

This article discusses racism among women in Canada, as well as the role of anti-racist educators in challenging people's existing notions of race, educating them about how these personal notions of race form the creation of racist structures, and offering them workable solutions to transform racist notions and structures into non-racist ones.

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1992-01-01

Why People Volunteer (1992)

"Why People Volunteer" is an anecdotal study that takes a new look at volunteer motivation, satisfactions and dissatisfactions. It seeks to link findings from recent North American surveys about volunteerism with actual volunteer work experiences. It was an experiment of sorts, meant to increase understanding of what motivates people to volunteer and what keeps them coming back.

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1992-01-01

What Happens When Some Women in a Literacy Program Decide to Do Something They Consider Woman-positive? (Report of Research Project 1991, 1992 ) (1992)

This article describes research conducted to answer the question: “What happens when some women from 12 very different literacy programs decide to do something woman-positive?”

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1992-01-01

Needs Assessment for the Construction Industry in B.C.& the Yukon (1992)

As its title suggests, this Needs Assessment deals with basic skills upgrading needs and ways to respond to those needs. There are many recommendations in this report - recommendations concerning courses, English as a second language, promotion, research, Clear Language, and computer learning opportunities, to name just a few.

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1992-01-01

Matching Literacy Testing with Social Policy: What are the Alternatives? (1992)

This report is a first attempt at defining the issues around literacy testing, and to suggest some options that might help in developing social policy. This paper first deals with basic issues in literacy testing such as perceived needs for literacy funding and the potential benefits of literacy programs. Then various types of testing needs are discussed, along with options for satisfying these needs.

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1992-01-01

Young People's Attitudes Toward the World of Work in Three Canadian Labour Markets (1992)

The purpose of the study was to examine the attitudes of young people soon to enter the work force in three distinct Canadian labour markets. In addition, the relationship between gender and work related opinions was also investigated. Significant differences were obtained for both group and gender on the variables attitude toward training for new technology, belief in work, and job security.

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1992-01-01

Exploring the Impact of Theatre on Literacy and Upgrading Students: Marks on Paper (1992)

This paper examines the impact of performing in Marks on Paper (1987), a type of popular theatre, on 22 learner/actors (15 women and 7 men), from the province of British Columbia, Canada, between 1989-1992. This study also documents transformation in perceptions and actions of 14 literacy (11 women and 3 men) and 8 upgrading students (4 men and women), focusing especially on women.

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1992-01-01

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