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Making Mousse at the Mac (1995)

Cindy Gent, adult learner and author, writes about making chocolate mousse at Hotel Macdonald in Edmonton, Alberta.

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2006-05-23

The Drawing Lesson (1995)

Lyle Atkinson, adult learner and author, writes about meeting artist Robert Bateman. Lyle is a student at Prospects Literacy Association.

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2006-05-23

Incarceration to Inclusion (2002)

Looking at the Transition from Correctional Facility Programs to Community Based Adult Education

In the winter of 1999, Jane Boulton, the Program Manager of Smithers Literacy Services had a burning question, "Why don't inmates access my program on return to the community? I know they are out there and have a need for literacy services, but where are they?" In conversations with other literacy practitioners in the region, Jane found she was not alone in this conundrum.

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2006-05-08

Essential Skills & The Northern Oil and Gas Workforce (2005)

The focus of Essential Skills and the Northern Oil and Gas Workforce was on effective training with a particular emphasis on the role of essential skills enhancement in the development of the northern workforce. It was hoped that this conference would help to raise awareness of essential skills and provide a jumping off point for increased essential skills integration in education and workplace training programs.

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2006-05-05

Destination Integration (2003)

This final report and resource guide will give you an overview of what took place during the "Destination Integration" conference on February 26 to 28, 2003.

Participants spent several hours networking with colleagues and counterparts, learning about the various essential skills initiatives occurring at colleges and training institutes across western and northern Canada.

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2006-04-21

It gets in your brain... (2005)

Effective Practices in Adult Literacy Using Speech Assisted Reading and Writing (SARAW) with People with Disabilities

Like a tool kit or handbook this guide offers activities, resources, and suggestions to help you increase literacy learning opportunities for adults with physical and/or intellectual disabilities.

The guide is for instructors, tutors and coordinators in adult literacy programs and support workers and coordinators in disabilities and rehabilitation programs and organizations.

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2006-04-19

Workshop on Literacy and Disabilities (2004)

Workshop Notes

Notes from Workshop on Literacy and Disabilities presented on May 27, 2004 at Frontier College.

The document includes:
- the workshop flyer
- list of persons who attended the workshop, and
- workshop notes

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2006-04-13

Philosophy of and Approach to Adult Literacy Underlying the Binder Concept at Literacy Volunteers of Greater Hartford (2001)

In this document, you will find:
- cover page
- programmatic premises
- instructional premises
- background assumptions
- appendices, and
- pedagogical principles

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2006-04-11

ABE Instructor's Guide (2006)

The ABE Enrichment Instructor's Guide provides information for instructors working with adult learners, particularly Adult Basic Education (ABE) and ESL (English as a Second Language) learners. The information was developed to complement information in the
ABE Instructor's Guide and ABE Learner Handbook.

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2006-04-07

Quality Storytents (2006)

A Resource for Family, Early Childhood and Community Literacy Workers

The Quality Storytent Program is a means of providing literacy access and support where these might not otherwise appear.

The document includes the following:
1- An introduction to storytent
2- The philosophy behind it
3- How to plan for one
4- How to deliver a Quality storytent
5- Special challenges
6- References and indexes.

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2006-03-17

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