Adult Literacy

A Better Start For Head Start (2003)

Research Note - July 14, 2003

In this research note, the writer discusses funding levels for adult literacy programs in the U.S.

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2003-07-15

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

Documenting Student Success: The Development of a Learner Portfolio (2002)

The portfolio process outlined in this resource was designed to give literacy practitioners a practical way to showcase student success. It is intended for use with the Nova Scotia Adult Learning Program (ALP) and the Intake Assessment Tools used in adult education classes throughout that province.

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2003-07-08

Family Literacy Matters! (2003)

Symposium Report

This report documents the "Family Literacy Matters!" symposium held from September 26-28 in Toronto, Ontario. Everyone present participated in a strategy session to identify critical issues in family literacy, and to develop "next steps" designed to move family literacy forward.

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2003-06-26

Text Editing (1997)

This lesson plan from CONNECT teaches basic word processing skills and use of the keyboard. Learners will practise punctuation and editing.

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2003-06-26

Adult Illiteracy in Canada - A Challenge (1983)

This landmark study of the early 1980s provides a useful glimpse of the "state of the art" at that time. This publication addresses issues facing a substantial number of Canadians, the illiterate and the seriously-undereducated.

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2003-06-03

Success in English Literacy Programmes in Quebec School Boards (1998)

This research report outlines the research and results of a project designed to determine the success of English literacy programmes offered by Quebec school boards across the province.

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2003-05-26

Theory, Research and the Indigenous Discourse of Literacy Work (2002)

These notes are based on remarks delivered in a panel on Adult Literacy and Research: How Can Research Help Us?, Metropolitan Toronto Movement for Literacy and Ontario Institute for Studies in Education Adult Literacy Working Group, June 2002.

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2003-05-12

What learners had to say to the government! (2003)

Report Summary

Here is a summary of the report: Adult learners, what do you think?

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2003-04-25

Report: Adult Learners, What Do You Think? (N.D.)

Over 150 learners from 10 regions of Canada responded to questions posed by the Learners Advisory Network, Movement for Canadian Literacy (MCL). The information was compiled to reflect the learning experiences of those surveyed and to offer their advice.

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2003-04-25

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