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Supporting Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Adult Immigrants as Learners (2013)

This paper is part of Stories from the Field, a research project that investigates the principles and practices that best support both the learning and teaching of literacy.

The author describes a literacy program at Alberta’s Bow Valley College that works with deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) immigrant adults.

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2014-03-18

Visual interpretation for deaf clients: A portrait of the profession and a state of the field review on the training needs of interpreters (2008)

Summary

This is the abstract of a report on the state of visual interpretation training in the province of Quebec, released in 2008. The full report is available in French only.

Visual interpretation training is a complex process, as interpreters must be prepared to work in a wide range of settings and deal with a variety of interpretation tools, including sign language and transliteration.

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2012-11-22

New Brunswick Directory of English Language Literacy Programs (2011)

This directory lists programs and initiatives that provide literacy education and support in New Brunswick. The first section lists province-wide initiatives that offer programs or services in many communities around New Brunswick, while subsequent sections list local programs and initiatives by county.

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2012-07-16

Assessment in Deaf Adult Literacy (2011)

A National Study

This project was prompted by another initiative of the Deaf Literacy Initiative (DLI), an umbrella organization that provides training, research, networking and resources to the deaf and deaf/blind literacy community in Ontario.

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2011-09-23

Effective Teaching Techniques and Tools for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Adult Immigrants in ASL and English Bilingual and Bicultural College Programs (2009)

Phase Two

This is the second phase of a project aimed at improving best practices for helping immigrant deaf and hard of hearing adults in bilingual and bicultural (American Sign Language and English) literacy programs. The first phase of the project identified effective teaching approaches and tools and in the second phase, the teacher as researcher and the learners piloted them.

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2010-12-03

Learning Disabilities in Adult Literacy Settings - Resource List (2010)

This list was compiled to help adult literacy educators find resources pertaining to learning disabilities. The list is organized according to six principles of good practice aimed at supporting a “whole life” approach to working with people with learning disabilities in adult literacy settings.

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2010-03-17

My Community (2008)

QLWG Essential Life Skills - Unit 3

Competency-based learning meets the needs of all learners. It is important to keep in mind, however, that all learners are different. In order to address the needs and interests of all learners, the units in this publication have been divided by Essential Life Skills and Individual Life Skills.

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2009-09-17

Effective Techniques and Tools for Immigrant Deaf and Hard of Hearing Adults in Bilingual and Bicultural Literacy Programs: A Practitioner Research Project for Practical Results (2008)

Phase 1

This report contains the findings and recommendations of a project aimed at identifying effective tools and approaches for teaching immigrant deaf and hard of hearing adults in bilingual, bicultural (American Sign Language (ASL) and English) literacy programs.

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2009-07-15

Literacy for Deaf Immigrant Adults: A Symposium for Collaboration and Learning - Final report (2009)

Literacy for Deaf Immigrant Adults: A Symposium for Collaboration and Learning was a unique event, the first of its kind in Western Canada. It was inspired by the research project "Effective Techniques and Tools for Immigrant Deaf and Hard of Hearing Adults in Bilingual and Bicultural Literacy Programs" conducted by Bow Valley College instructor Brent Novodvorski.

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2009-07-07

Computers for Deaf Learners (2007)

The experience of the deaf in a hearing-majority workplace is filled with frustration, secondhand information and the annoyance of always being "the last to know." In 2007, Workplace Education Manitoba published the curriculum developed through a workplace essential skills project conducted at partner Boeing Canada Technology Ltd. in Winnipeg.

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2009-05-22

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