Adult Literacy

Discovering the Strength of Our Voices (1991)

Women and Literacy Programs

This report discusses a research project undertaken to:
• examine how gender and the power balance of the male/female relationship affect women's access to, and experience of, literacy programs and how it affects the impact of literacy programs on women
• determine how literacy programs and literacy practice might be changed to better respond to the reality of the lives of adult women learners, and

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2003-10-07

Toward an Evidence-Based Adult Education and Literacy System (AELS) (2003)

Discussion of the principles from Functional Context Education (FCE) first presented as a set in a book entitled Cast-off Youth: Policy and Training Methods From the Military Experience (Sticht, et al, Praeger,1987).

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2003-10-06

But I'm Not a Therapist: Furthering Discussion About Literacy Work with Survivors of Trauma (1997)

This report is a brief introduction to the findings of a research project which examines the impacts of abuse on women's literacy learning and explores approaches to literacy programming in the light of these impacts.

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2003-10-02

Steps to Follow in Setting Up a Certified Literate Community (2003)

Based on our experience in the Town of Beausejour and the Rural Municipality of Brokenhead, Manitoba

This manual will show you how to set up a certified literate community project. It draws on the successes and lessons learned from the first year of a pilot project in Beausejour, Manitoba, 2002-2003.

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2003-09-22

Literacy and Technology (2003)

This report analyzes the findings of a project undertaken to determine the use of learning technologies in the adult literacy field.

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2003-08-22

Exploring Our Homeland - Social Studies (2000)

This material was compiled by Labrador White Bear Literacy Office and Learning Centres. There are two workbooks - Social Studies and Stories. Through both of these, you will learn about the spectacular scenery, fresh air and clear water, a province so rich in wildlife, history and adventure. With the Social Studies Workbook, you will have a better understanding of the history and cultural aspects of life in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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2003-08-19

Port Hawkesbury Looking Back... (2002)

Connecting Literacy and Community

This book is a project of the Port Hawkesbury Literacy Council which recognized the need for relevant adult learning material that was written for Level 1 and 2 learners in our CLI Adult Learning Program.

For more information : Port Hawkesbury Literacy Council, 218 MacSween Street, Unit 1, Port Hawkesbury, NS B9A 2J9, Tel. (902) 625-1599, Fax (902) 3868, Email : phlc@strait.ednet.ns.ca WWW : http://en.copian.ca/phlc.htm

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2003-08-18

Bridging the Digital Divide in Atlantic Canada Communities (2001)

This report outlines the research and findings of a project undertaken to provide
1. a deeper understanding of the impact on communities as Atlantic Canada shifts towards an information/knowledge society;
2. an investigation into how the CAP/CLN programs create opportunities or problems, for community groups and organizations;

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2003-08-13

Highlights from the Second Report of the International Adult Literacy Survey: (1997)

Literacy Skills for the Knowledge Society

While most people can read, the real question is whether their reading and writing skills meet the challenge of living and working in today's information-rich and knowledge intensive society and economy. This latest report on the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) Literacy Skills for the Knowledge Society tells us that literacy means more than knowing how to read, write or calculate.

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2003-08-06

Teaching the Word "Restaurant": A Deweyan View (2003)

In this report, the writer discusses an experience teaching adults to read new words.

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2003-07-31

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