College Sector Committee for Adult Upgrading

Blended Delivery: What We Learned from Pilots at Six Colleges (2012)

Between December 2010 and January 2012, Ontario’s College Sector Committee (CSC) carried out a project on “blended delivery” of adult upgrading (AU) and literacy and basic skills (LBS) programs, an approach that combines traditional classroom instruction with web-based learning.

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2013-05-31

Moving the Technology into the AU/LBS Classroom (2012)

Final Report

This brief document summarizes the components and findings of a project undertaken by Ontario’s College Sector Committee (CSC) with the goal of providing that province’s colleges with the resources to provide “blended delivery” of adult upgrading (AU) and literacy and basic skills (LBS) programs.

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2013-04-15

Blended Delivery Resource Guide: Moving the Technology into the AU/LBS Classroom (2012)

This resource guide is one component of a project aimed at helping Ontario’s colleges provide “blended delivery” of adult upgrading (AU) and literacy and basic skills (LBS) programs, an approach that combines traditional classroom instruction with online learning.

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2013-04-09

Engaging the Frontline (2008)

A College Network Development Project: Final Report

The goal of the project outlined in this document was to improve student and client outcomes in college-based programs sponsored by Employment Ontario (EO) by promoting the collaboration of college frontline staff in Apprenticeship, Job Connect, LBS/Academic Upgrading and Employment Assistance Services.

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2011-01-20

Evaluation of the ACE for Distance Delivery Startup (N.D.)

Progress Report

In the winter of 2007, the College Sector Committee (CSC) and its partners launched a project designed to provide Adult Continuing Education (ACE) training online in both English and French to 300 learners across Ontario.

In this progress report, the author describes the project’s start-up, including the course development and test instructional phase.

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2010-12-03

Successful Transitions to College Academic Upgrading (2009)

Part of the Learner Skill Attainment Field Review Project

This document looks at the factors that help an Ontario college Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) 5 student make a successful transition to Academic Upgrading (AU) studies. The author asks whether it is simply a matter of academic skills or whether there are attitudes that go along with those skills. As well, the author asks what kinds of tasks in LBS 5 are good predictors of success in AU.

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2009-09-09

Defining Essential Skills (2009)

Essential Skills, as researched and defined by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), are the skills needed for work, learning and life. They provide the foundation for learning all other skills and enable people to evolve with their jobs and adapt to workplace change.

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2009-06-24

Online Learning for Adults: Factors that Contribute to Success (2008)

A Literature Review

The Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Program was approved for delivery in July 2004 at all 24 colleges in Ontario by the Colleges Branch of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. ACE is a Grade 12 Equivalent program for the purpose of entry to college and apprenticeship programming.

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2009-05-20
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