2007

Changing immigrants' attitudes toward intentions to use the BC HealthGuide Program: Culturally specific video messaging for health promotion (2007)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 1, No. 1, Article 3, 2007

This study investigated perceptions within the Iranian community of the Greater Vancouver Area about the Government of British Columbia’s health information program, and explored a model for introducing the program to other ethnic communities in the province.

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The Link Between Essential Skills and Success in Apprenticeship Training (2007)

An Analysis of Selected Essential Skills Initiatives Across Canada – Final report

This report was prepared by the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum, a not-for-profit organization that promotes and supports the apprenticeship training and education systems in Canada.

Research completed for this project suggests that there is a strong connection between an Essential Skills (ES) strategy and greater success in apprenticeship training, and in the workplace.

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2014-04-16

Student Interaction in the Math Classroom: Stealing Ideas or Building Understanding (2007)

Research Monograph #1

This document is part of a research-into-practice series produced by a partnership between The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat of the Ministry of Education of Ontario and the Ontario Association of Deans of Education.

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2014-04-11

Strengthening PLAR: Integrating theory and practice in post-secondary education (2007)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 1, No. 2, Article 5 (2007)

Prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR) is commonly defined as the identification, measurement, and recognition of knowledge and skills acquired outside educational institutions through work and other life experience. In this article, the author proposes a conceptual model for PLAR in education.

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2014-04-07

Perceived Success and Enjoyment in Elementary Physical Education (2007)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 1, No. 2, Article 1, 2007

This study investigated children’s feelings of success and enjoyment in elementary physical education (PE) activities, and examined the factors to which the children attribute those feelings.

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2014-03-21

Potential risks to reading posed by high-dose phonics (2007)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 1, No. 1, Article 2, 2007

This document describes a study that compared the reading progress of two groups of children between Grade 1 and Grade 3.

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2014-03-13

Kindergarten screening for reading disabilities (2007)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 1, No.1, Article 5, 2007

The authors of this study designed and measured the efficacy of a kindergarten screening tool aimed at identifying children at risk for reading disabilities.

The study is a longitudinal one that followed 499 Saskatchewan children from kindergarten through Grade 3. The kindergarten screening process consisted of assessments of phonological awareness and letter-sound understanding.

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2014-02-26

Aboriginal Learning: A Review of Current Metrics of Success (2007)

This review is part of a larger project focused on redefining success in Aboriginal learning.

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2014-01-22

Measuring Skills in Construction (2007)

This document outlines a model for gathering labour market information at the in-depth level of skills, rather than simply tracking the number of workers available by occupation and the number of positions that need to be filled.

The model was designed and tested by the Construction Sector Council (CSC), now known as BuildForce Canada.

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2013-10-10

National Adult Literacy Database Inc. – 2006 - 2007 Annual Report (2007)

This annual report from the National Adult Literacy Database (NALD) offers information about both the organization itself and the new initiatives undertaken in the time frame covered by the document.

NALD’S core activities are based on building community; providing information; providing online resources; organizing resources from the Internet.

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