2001

The Captain's Log: Charting the Course for Literacy and Health in the New Millennium (2001)

First Canadian Conference on Literacy and Health

In partnership with 26 national health associations, the Canadian Public Health Association raises awareness about the links between literacy and health among health professionals. Specifically, over the past nine years, CPHA's National Literacy and Health Program (NLHP) has promoted plain language health information and clear verbal communication in the health profession throughout Canada.

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2006-06-23

Nova Scotia Seniors for Literacy Project (2001)

Final Report

The Nova Scotia Seniors for Literacy Project was undertaken by the Nova Scotia Senior Citizens' Secretariat and funded by the National Literacy Secretariat, Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC) in partnership with the Nova Scotia Department of Education. An advisory committee of representatives with an interest in the literacy needs of seniors provided support and guidance (Appendix 1).

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2006-05-15

Philosophy of and Approach to Adult Literacy Underlying the Binder Concept at Literacy Volunteers of Greater Hartford (2001)

In this document, you will find:
- cover page
- programmatic premises
- instructional premises
- background assumptions
- appendices, and
- pedagogical principles

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2006-04-11

Discerning the Contexts of Adult Literacy Education: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Applications (2001)

This journal article discusses a study comparing competing perspectives of contextual literacy—literacy as practices, functional context education, and critical literacy.

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2005-10-14

Rethinking the Information Highway (2001)

Rethinking the Dual Digital Divide

This study analyses the state of the "digital divide" in Canada as of the year 2000; how the divide has changed since 1997, and; why many Canadians remain unconnected to the Internet.

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2005-09-27

Grassroots: Community Writing 2001: Literacy and the Homeless (2001)

The 2001 Grassroots: Community Writing Workshop organized by The Centre for Literacy in collaboration with the Blue Metropolis Literary Festival focused on the homeless. There was discussion about street people who could not read or write well, and about talented writers and artists who find themselves homeless at some point in their lives.

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2005-04-21

Literacy & Inuit Women (2001)

Workshop Report to Pauktuutit

This report describes a literacy workshop that was carried out at Pauktuutit's Annual General Meeting on October 27, 2000. The purpose of the workshop was to involve Inuit women across the north in a conversation about literacy in their communities.

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2005-02-11

Naming the Magic: Non-Academic Outcomes in Basic Literacy (2001)

This report presents a description of the following techniques for documenting non-academic outcomes (NAOs) for literacy students: A Multi-Media Approach, Using Journals, Goal Setting by Learners, Anecdotal Reporting and End -of-Term Reports (combination of two techniques) and Questions for Developing Awareness.

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2004-06-14

Taking the Lead Volume 4: Crossing Cultures (2001)

A Project of the Writers' Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador

Taking the Lead is a collection of essays and personal portraits that highlight the struggle and achievements of a diverse array of individuals, groups, and organizations. The common thread among these movers and shakers is the urge to bring about positive change - to refuse to accept an untenable or ineffective status quo.

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2004-04-22

Taking the Lead Volume 3: Taking On the Fight (2001)

A project of the Writers' Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador

Taking the Lead is a collection of essays and personal portraits that highlight the struggle and achievements of a diverse array of individuals, groups, and organizations. The common thread among these movers and shakers is the urge to bring about positive change - to refuse to accept an untenable or ineffective status quo.

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2004-04-22

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