Canadian Council on Learning (CCL)

Quality Assurance in PLAR: Annotated Bibliography – Volume 3 (2007)

This annotated bibliography is part of a collaborative research project on quality assurance in prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR) in post-secondary education.

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2012-10-02

Quality Assurance in PLAR: A Guide for Institutions - Volume 2 (2007)

This document grew out of a collaborative research project on quality assurance in prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR) in post-secondary education. It offers practical ideas for post-secondary institutions and individual faculty members on how they can improve PLAR quality assurance measures.

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2012-09-24

Quality Assurance in PLAR: Issues and Strategies for Post-secondary Institutions – Volume 1 (2007)

This document is part of a collaborative research project on quality assurance in prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR) in post-secondary education. The research included literature reviews, interviews with quality assurance experts at the partner institutions, focus groups with adult learners, and individual interviews with internationally educated professionals who had experienced PLAR.

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2012-09-17

State of the Field Review: Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) (2006)

Prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR) is the practice of acknowledging the information, skills, and understanding that adult learners have gained through paths other than formal education.

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2012-09-12

Understanding PLAR as an asset-based approach to increase participation in adult learning (2009)

Perspectives from users, service providers and stakeholders

This research report examines the potential of prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR) to broaden the participation of adults in lifelong learning, particularly those adults who are underrepresented in existing learning activities.

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2012-09-04

E-Learning to support health literacy, health promotion and disease management in community settings (2009)

This document describes a project carried out to examine the use of web-based health information sites.

The project involved three diverse sites and groups, including patients and health-care professionals from a family health team and clinic in a large urban centre; community members from a social support agency in an urban centre; and community members and health providers from First Nations communities in Northern Ontario.

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2012-06-11

Report on Consultations with Adults Living in Rural and Remote Areas (2009)

Fact Sheet

This fact sheet provides a quick summary of the consultations carried out by the Adult Working Group (AWG) of the Health and Learning Knowledge Centre to identify themes, gaps and needs for adults living in rural and remote areas of Canada. Participants included adults and service providers from Inverness, Nova Scotia; Seaforth, Ontario; and Fort Liard, Northwest Territories.

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2012-06-01

Report on Consultations with Adults with Literacy Challenges (2009)

Fact Sheet

This fact sheet provides a quick summary of the consultations carried out by the Adult Working Group (AWG) of the Health and Learning Knowledge Centre (HLKC) to identify themes, gaps and needs for Canadian adults with literacy challenges.

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2012-05-22

Report on Consultations with Immigrants and Refugees (2009)

Fact Sheet

This fact sheet offers a quick summary of the consultations carried out by the Adult Working Group (AWG) of the Health and Learning Knowledge Centre (HLKC) to identify themes, gaps and needs for adult immigrants and refugees living in Canada.

Participants included adult immigrants, refugees and service providers from Vancouver, British Columbia; Regina, Saskatchewan; Toronto, Ontario; and Montreal, Quebec.

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2012-05-18

Report on Consultations with Adults Living with HIV/AIDS (2009)

Fact Sheet

This fact sheet offers a quick summary of the consultations carried out by the Adult Working Group (AWG) of the Health and Learning Knowledge Centre (HLKC) to identify themes, gaps and needs for adult living with HIV/AIDS.

Participants included adults living with HIV/AIDS and service-providers from Edmonton (AB), Montreal (QC) and different parts of Nova Scotia.

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2012-05-10

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