The Learning Centre Literacy Association

Creating Literacy Friendly Environments - Introduction (2009)

The need to create literacy friendly environments was a key focus of the Widening Access for Adult Literacies project, carried out in Edmonton, Alberta, from 2006 to 2009.

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Project Evaluation Report - Widening Access for Adult Literacies (2009)

The Widening Access for Adult Literacies project began in northeast Edmonton, Alberta, in 2005. In this report, the author evaluates the impact of the project both on individuals with literacy challenges and on community organizations.

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Project Report - Widening Access for Adult Literacies (2009)

Based in northeast Edmonton, Alberta, the Widening Access for Adult Literacies project involved a variety of approaches to achieving its goal, including working with community agencies to create literacy friendly environments; integrating support for literacies development into existing community programs and services; and offering adult literacy groups and tutoring in inviting, accessible locations.

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Using Clear Language - Introduction (2009)

The goal of the Widening Access for Adult Literacies project, which ran in Edmonton, Alberta, from 2006 to 2009, was to find ways to make it easier for adults with literacy challenges to access programs and other community resources.

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2011-11-25

Community-Based Literacy in NE Edmonton Project Report (2009)

Partnering for Literacy Programs

The Community-Based Literacy (CBL) in NE Edmonton project was initiated in September 2006 to address needs for adult literacy programming that had been identified through the Widening Access for Adult Literacies project.

The project’s goal was to work with agencies to offer literacy courses in the short term, and to support community agencies applying for regular course funding to offer courses on a longer-term basis.

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2011-04-05

Starting Points: Creating environments for literacy teaching and learning in Community-Based Agencies (2009)

Partnering for Literacy Programs

This document grew out of an initiative of the Widening Access for Adult Literacies project carried out in NE Edmonton between 2006 and 2008. The initiative involved offering literacy classes in partnership with community-based agencies.

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2011-04-05

A Traveler's Guide to Literacy Research in Practice (2008)

This book originated in a course that was offered as part of the Research in Practice in Adult Literacy Network Project, a project initiated in 2000 involving Literacy Alberta, the Learning Centre Literacy Association, and the Centre for Research on Literacy at the University of Alberta. As the title suggests, this guide was written to help literacy practitioners conduct research related to their practice.

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2008-08-19

The Writer: Stories, poems and musings (1996)

This document provides a selection of writings by adults taking part in programs offered by The Learning Centre Literacy Association in Edmonton, Alberta.

The contributions include anecdotes and opinion pieces. There are several poems that focus on the record snowfall Edmonton experienced during the previous year.

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2002-08-26

The Writer: Stories, poems and musings (1997)

This newsletter showcases the work produced by adults taking part in programs offered through The Learning Centre Literacy Association in Edmonton, Alberta.

The learners have contributed poems, anecdotes, and musings about nature. Several writers discuss their relationships with family and friends or set out their plans for the future.

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2002-08-26

The Writer: Stories, poems and musings (2001)

This document includes a selection of writings by adults taking part in programs offered by The Learning Centre Literacy Association in Edmonton, Alberta.

The contributions include anecdotes, poems, and opinion pieces. Some learners write about how literacy is changing their lives, while others share memories of their childhoods. Several contributors write about their pets.

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2002-08-26
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