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The Book of Changes (2001)

Adult Learners' Stories: What Literacy Means to Their Lives

A large volume of Learners' stories from all across Canada, created by the MCL's Learners Advisory Network. LAN members felt that true stories from learners would make literacy 'come alive' for the politicians who read them, and presented the book at Parliament Hill on Literacy Action Day, October 25th, 2001

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2002-03-28

Wholeness of the Individual, The: Linking Literacy and Health through Participatory Education (1998)

In 1996 a women's literacy and health project was initiated at an adult learning center in Edmonton. The main purpose of the project was to develop a participatory education program that integrates literacy development with health promotion. The preliminary research reported in these notes focused on women's reasons for participating in the project and on the effects of their participation.

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1998-01-01

The Internet and Foreign Language Education: Benefits and Challenges (1997)

Because the use of the Internet is widespread in numerous fields and domains, without a doubt, it also carries great potential for educational use, specifically second and foreign language education. This paper therefore explores the following questions: 1) What is the Internet? 2) How can various facets of the Internet be used in the second and foreign language classroom? 3) What are the benefits of employing the Internet in such a setting?

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1997-01-01

Perceptions of Literacy and Adult Literacy Programs (1995)

There are numerous definitions of literacy but relatively few data on the views of adult learners in literacy programs regarding literacy and even fewer on the views of adult literacy instructors. This study examined the views of 94 learners and 31 teachers regarding literacy as well as the actual classroom experiences of a subgroup of learners.

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1995-01-01

Taking Down the Wall of Words - Community Agencies and Literacy, Part 1 (1990)

This book is for community agency board members, volunteers and staff who want to know how they can make their organization's services more accessible to people with low literacy skills. Workers can also find out how they can be a vital link between literacy training programs and the people who could benefit from them.

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1990-01-01
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