Laubach Literacy Ontario (LLO)

Linking Laubach with Essential Skills (2009)

This document grew out of a project that looked at the Essential Skills of reading text, document use, and writing in relation to three Laubach Literacy series: Laubach Way to Reading; Challenger; and Voyager. The goal was to assess the material in the three series through the framework of Essential Skills complexity levels, in the same way the material had already been linked to the five Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) levels.

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2012-09-26

Essential Skills for Literacy Practitioners (2011)

Final Report

This report describes a review of the training and certification system used by Laubach Literacy Ontario (LLO) to ensure that tutor and trainer competencies required by all levels in LLO’s current certification system were identified. The project, which began in January 2009, was considered one of the affiliated projects in support of the Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum initiative.

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2011-10-28

Powerful Partnerships through fundraising, marketing, and public relations (2006)

This manual, published by Laubach Literacy Ontario (LLO), is aimed at grassroots organizations trying to strengthen community support for their work.

The authors have included a detailed guide to raising money, including a discussion of the pros and cons of various fundraising ideas; real-life examples of successful fundraising campaigns; and suggestions for making the best use of volunteers’ time.

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2011-10-25

Sample Activities using Authentic Workplace Materials: Integrating Essential Skills into Tutor Training (2010)

This booklet complements Integrating Essential Skills into Literacy Training – Final Report.

The authors have included eight sample activities using authentic workplace materials provided by the two employment partners involved in the two-year project. The sample activities can be adapted to meet individual learner needs.

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2010-08-19

Integrating Essential Skills in Literacy Tutor Training - Final Report (2010)

This report summarizes a two-year project aimed at incorporating essential skills into training for volunteer tutors across Canada. The project was undertaken by Laubach Literacy Ontario, in partnership with Literacy Volunteers of Quebec and Laubach Literacy New Brunswick and with input and feedback from two employer partners.

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2010-08-19

TILT : Teaching Internet Literacy to Tutors : A basic resource manual for literacy practitioners (2002)

The goal of this document is to ensure that literacy tutors have the same basic Internet skills that learners are encouraged to acquire.

The author has included chapters on basic Internet information; getting connected; searching the Internet; saving web information; and using email. Each chapter begins with a list of learning outcomes for that section.

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2010-07-15

AlphaCom Guidebook - Version 5.0 (1998)

Discussion groups are a convenient way for large groups to gather and share ideas, while reducing the need for face-to-face meetings. AlphaCom offers private discussion groups to literacy organizations free of charge. It provides registered users with moderated discussions, password-protection and the ability to attach files. The AlphaCom Guidebook aims to teach novice users how to register and participate in these discussions.

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2004-07-26

Practitioner Training Strategy (2002)

Phase 2 Final Report

This report discusses a project that was part of a multi-year effort to review and implement the MTCU initiated “Practitioner Training Strategy”-to develop an integrated practitioner training and recognition approach that supports high quality delivery of the Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) Program, through four phases.

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2003-07-10

Meetings in an Electronic Environment - A Final Report (1998)

This is the final report of a pilot project called "Meetings in an Electronic Environment." The premise was that the Laubach Board of Directors could reduce the need for costly face-to-face meetings by conducting board business online. The project investigates the legal implications, cost-effectiveness and practicality of conducting board meetings using the Internet.

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1998-01-01

Meetings in an Electronic Environment - A Pilot Project (1998)

This document provides a brief, interim report of the project "Meetings in an Electronic Environment," which was designed to investigate the legal implications, cost-effectiveness and practicality of conducting board meetings using the Internet.

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1998-01-01
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