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Voices Speak to the Data: Feedback from Participants in the PIAAC On-line Field Trial (2013)

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2013-11-15

Supporting task-based programming related to using digital technology: Developed for Literacy and Basic Skills practitioners in Ontario - Package 2 (2012)

Includes sample tasks for using digital technology for managing health, managing learning, and sharing and collaborating using digital technology

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2013-04-18

Supporting task-based programming related to using digital technology: Developed for Literacy and Basic Skills practitioners in Ontario - Package 1 (2012)

Includes sample tasks for using digital technology for employment and for managing money

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This resource has been designed to support the use of digital technology in Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) programs within the context of the Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum Framework (OALCF). It features two theme areas: work using digital technology, and managing money using digital technology.

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2013-01-17

Adult Learners and Digital Media: Exploring the usage of digital media with adult literacy learners (2012)

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This research report is based on a small-scale study undertaken to explore the attitudes and experiences of adult Canadians who are non-users or limited users of digital media and information and communication technologies (ICTs).

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2012-10-31

Incorporating Digital Technologies in Adult Basic Education: Concepts, Practices and Recommendations (2012)

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The author has combined a literature review with in-depth interviews with educators who are using digital technologies in adult basic education (ABE) programs and to support professional development.

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2012-10-01

Learning Together with Digital Technologies: Illustrative Case Studies (2012)

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2012-08-17

Social Networking Sites & Adult Literacy Learning (2011)

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The authors have analysed information from articles, policy documents, web-based sources, and literacy learners and educators to decide if and how social networking sites such as Facebook can be used to facilitate adult literacy learning.

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2011-12-20

What is in a Technology Competency? (2011)

A recipe for the skill(ed) use of digital tools

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The goal of this technical paper is to provide a basis for discussing and further defining the skills that adults need to use digital technology effectively in order to participate fully in society.

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2011-10-14

Finding Our Way: Digital Technologies and E-Learning for Adult Literacy Students, Educators and Programs (2011)

Literature Scan: 2005-2011

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The author says the goal of this document is to spark a national discussion about what is happening, and what needs to happen, to harness the potential of digital technology and e-learning in the service of adult literacy teaching and learning.

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2011-07-26

Cloud Computing: What is cloud computing and why is it important for Adult Literacy? (2011)

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This report was commissioned by AlphaPlus, a provincially-funded Ontario organization that provides expertise to support adult educators.

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2011-06-16
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