1996

Building the Fire: Aboriginal Family Literacy (1996)

This document describes a seven-month project aimed at developing a program that would meet the literacy needs of the Aboriginal community in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan.

The Aboriginal Family Literacy Project, which began in October 1995 and ran until the end of May 1996, was a partnership between Lakeland College's LEARN (Literacy Education and Reading Network) program and the Lloydminster Native Friendship Centre.

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The bottom line, No. 3 (1996)

October 1996

This issue of the newsletter includes an account of a workshop addressing the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS)and its Canadian component. Another article deals with how reading and writing skills are applied in the construction industry.

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The bottom line, No. 2 (1996)

July 1996

This issue’s lead article focuses on a workshop held in Saskatchewan to help educators adapt their skills and knowledge to the demands of workplace education programming.

Other articles deal with a conference held in Mexico on competency-based education; a look at the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS); the Calgary Learning Centre’s annual Breakfast of Champions; and a comparison of approaches to adult education.

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The bottom line, No. 1 (1996)

April 1996

This first issue begins with an introduction to the newsletter, explaining its purpose.

Other articles deal with an organizational needs assessment (ONA) at the Dynasty Wood Products furniture plant; a training project for community literacy coordinators in Alberta; and the partnership between the Government of Manitoba and the Workplace Education Manitoba Steering Committee.

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2010-02-24

Greening Productivity: Adjusting to Environmental Change (1996)

Final Report of the Task Force on Adjusting to Environmental Change

This report examines the lessons from and makes recommendations on the activities by business and labour in addressing environmental pressures at the workplace and sector levels. The report is a synthesis of case studies done by the CLMPC in three sectors: forestry and forest products; mining; and chemicals. These sectors were identified as facing significant environmental responsibilities.

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2007-06-20

A Search for Balance: The Case for Joint Labour-Management Responses to Adjustment (1996)

This report by the Canadian Labour Market and Productivity Centre, an independent national labour-business organization, is the culmination of an in-depth examination of adjustment and transition issues as experienced by individuals, enterprises, and sectors.

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Case Studies in Adjustment to Environmental Change (1996)

This document is a companion to Greening Productivity: The Final Report of the CLMPC Task Force on Adjusting to Environmental Change and provides detailed descriptions of the cases referred to in that document. This compilation of case study research is intended to be of use to practitioners of environmental change by providing examples of good practices that have occurred at the workplace and sector levels.

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2007-04-10

A Literacy Practitioner's Guide to Audiographic Teleconferencing (1996)

The idea to pursue Literacy Training Through Audiographic Teleconferencing as a literacy project began in the fall of 1992. The Business Studies Department at Lakeland College in Vermilion, Alberta had begun distance delivery using this technology. My husband, Barton, was the instructor for the course being delivered. His involvement in the project initiated

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2006-05-24

Literacy and Gender (1996)

In this item the writer explores: the lack of focus on women in the approaches to adult literacy programs and in literacy literature; the learner-centred approach—what might benefit some may not benefit others; studies that have suggested that women learn in particular ways; family literacy programs, to see what messages they give to women about women's roles; inequalities taken for granted in women's lives and issues of power; violence in wom

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2005-10-26

Wouldn't It Be Funny To See Her Run? (1996)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1996 - Vol. 12, No. 2

In this article, the author discusses her physical disabilities and some of her experiences growing up.

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