2002

Benchmarking the English Language Demands of the Nursing Profession Across Canada (2002)

This document describes the first phase of a project undertaken by the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks (CCLB) to determine the real-life English demands of nurses in Canada, and to assign the appropriate Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) levels to the required speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills.

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Learning Technologies in the Workplace Award Winner 2002: SaskTel (2002)

SaskTel has launched a number of initiatives to help its employees make full use of the new technologies that shape its business.

SaskTel is Saskatchewan’s leading full-service telecommunications company, employing more than 4,000 people in more than 50 communities throughout the province.

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2013-09-06

Learning Technologies in the Workplace Award Winner 2002: Hafner Inc. (2002)

Textile manufacturer Hafner Inc. is committed to using technology to enhance learning in the workplace.

Hafner Inc., which manufactures textiles for home furnishing and apparel markets in North America and Europe, employs about 500 workers at its mills in Granby, Quebec.

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2013-09-05

Learning Technologies in the Workplace Award Winner 2002: Cisco Systems Canada Co. (2002)

Cisco Systems’ field e-learning connection is a unified framework that delivers training activities and communications to the company’s sales force quickly and effectively.

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2013-09-04

Essential Skills Needs Assessment of the Trucking Industry (2002)

The goal of this report, published by the Canadian Trucking Human Resources Council (CTHRC), is to identify Essential Skills-related learning needs in the current and future driver and dispatcher workforce and to recommend strategies for meeting these needs.

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2012-11-07

The bottom line, No. 16, November 2002 (2002)

This issue includes an article on a national conference on best practices for Essential Skills development in the workplace. The conference, held in Calgary in 2002, also featured Bow Valley College’s official launch of the Test of Workplace Essential Skills (TOWES) and a session on recognition of workplace learning.

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2012-09-11

Strategies to Increase Participation (2002)

This document summarizes a project undertaken between 2000 and 2002 to find ways to increase the participation levels of underemployed adults in Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) programs. The project was carried out in Grey, Bruce, Huron and Perth counties and the Georgian Triangle area of Ontario.

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2012-07-03

Building Bridges: Laubach Small Group Manual (2002)

Laubach literacy programs have traditionally provided one-to-one tutoring. This document, prepared by Laubach Literacy Ontario (LLO), describes how small-group instruction can be incorporated into a program without undermining the Laubach philosophy.

The authors discuss the benefits of working with small groups; outline factors that should be considered; and provide instructions for running a small group.

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2011-10-25

50+ Games and Activities to Use with a Small Group (2002)

This handbook is aimed at literacy tutors working with small groups of learners. The activities are intended as a starting point and can be adapted easily to fit different situations.

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2011-10-21

The bottom line, No. 15 (2002)

June 2002

The lead article in this issue describes a Calgary company’s initiatives to help employees whose first language is Vietnamese improve their command of English with the goal of making the workplace safer.

Another article describes Applications of Working and Learning (AWAL), a one-day professional development activity to help teachers show students how the curriculum they are learning in the classroom is used in the workplace.

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2011-07-05

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