Literacy Partners of Manitoba (LPM)

Going to the Doctor: You can do it! (2010)

Written in clear language, this guide helps to make dealing with the health-care system a less intimidating experience.

The authors cover such topics as when to go to the doctor; making and keeping appointments; preparing for an appointment; answering the doctor’s questions; and taking prescribed medications correctly.

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2013-10-01

Replacing the GED: A Concept note (2011)

The General Education Development (GED) test has been widely used in Canada over the past 25 years as a means of conferring a qualification deemed to be equivalent to a high school diploma. The author of this paper makes the case for a system called PRIME as an attractive alternative to the GED.

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2013-09-03

Going Back to School: Choices for Adult Learners in Manitoba (2012)

This guide explains the options available to adults who want to return to school in Manitoba. The information is presented in a question-and-answer format, covering such topics as why an adult would want to return to school; options for new Canadians; and the availability of classes throughout the province.

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2013-01-16

Family Literacy - Annotated Bibliography of Resources (1998)

This book lists and gives brief descriptions of resources currently available at the Literacy Partners of Manitoba.

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1999-05-12

The Use of Educational Software in Adult Literacy Programs (1996)

A comparison of Integrated Learning Systems and Stand-alone Software

This research project, administered by the Stevenson-Britannia Community Resource Centre of Manitoba, examined the results of three ILSes used in Manitoba, namely TRO's PLATO, the Columbia Computer Corporation package, and the Pathfinder computer-managed instruction system and compared them with those received for students in other literacy programs who were using only stand-alone software.

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1998-05-02

Literacy and Health: A Manitoba Perspective (1997)

This paper compares health indicators for areas of high and low literacy in Manitoba. Chapters include: Is Literacy Linked to Poor Health?; The Relationship Between Health and Literacy; Implications for Health; Literacy and Health Factors; Health in Low Literacy Regions; The Health Costs of Rural Low Literacy Rates; Recommendations; and References.

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1997-01-01
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