Adult Literacy

How are practitioners collecting evidence of student growth? What role does assessment play in teaching and learning in adult literacy? (2013)

This paper is part of a project designed to collect stories and information about teaching and learning practices in adult literacy.

Authors: 
Get resource
Added: 
2014-01-06

Adult literacy practitioners' uses of and experiences with online technologies for professional development (2010)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 3, Article 2, 2010

This paper describes the first phase of Getting Online (GO), a national project funded by the Office of Literacy and Essential Skills (OLES), Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), to explore the experiences and expectations of adult literacy workers with regard to online professional development.

Get resource
Added: 
2014-01-03

Constructivist, learner-centred, holistic – What do these terms really mean and how are they related to adult literacy and learning? (2013)

This document is part of a project undertaken to collect information and stories about teaching and learning practices in adult literacy.

Authors: 
Get resource
Added: 
2013-12-20

International Adult Literacy Assessments: A Centre for Literacy Research Scan for Summer Institute 2013 (2013)

This document is housed on the Centre for Literacy server.

This background paper was prepared for the Centre for Literacy’s Summer Institute 2013, held in Montreal, Quebec, in June of that year.

Authors: 
Get resource
Added: 
2013-12-16

PIAAC: Detailed Q&A (2013)

The Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), an initiative of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), provides internationally comparable measures of literacy, numeracy, and problem solving in technology-rich environments (PS-TRE). This document provides detailed answers to 19 questions about the PIAAC.

Get resource
Added: 
2013-12-12

Large scale international surveys of adult competencies: Implications for adult learning in linguistic minority settings (2013)

This document is housed on the Centre for Literacy's server.

The author of this document, an adult educator with more than 20 years of experience in many areas of adult literacy education within Canada’s Francophone population, examines the evaluation of basic competencies for adults living in a linguistic minority context in Canada.

Authors: 
Get resource
Added: 
2013-12-10

Time for the U.S. to Reskill? What the Survey of Adult Skills Says (2013)

This document is housed on the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) server.

It focuses on key findings for the United States from the Survey of Adult Skills, a product of the OECD’s Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), and offers a number of recommendations for dealing with problems the survey reveals.

Get resource
Added: 
2013-12-04

Is technology changing the meaning of literacy, and if so, then how is it changing teaching and learning in adult literacy programs? (2013)

Digital technology is becoming ever more prevalent in society. For adult literacy practitioners, the challenge is to find ways to integrate digital literacy skills with the more traditional teaching approaches, says the author of this paper.

Authors: 
Get resource
Added: 
2013-12-03

The Survey of Adult Skills – Reader's Companion (2013)

This document is housed on the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) server.

Get resource
Added: 
2013-12-02

Personal Management Skills – Instructional Resource (2012)

This document is part of the “Career – Life – Work” series produced by the NWT Literacy Council. The series consists of four instructor’s manuals and six workbooks, covering a wide range of topics.

This manual focuses on personal development and reflection, offering learners the opportunity to think about their own lives and to relate personal experiences to the working world.

Get resource
Added: 
2013-12-02

Pages

© 2020 Copian Library