CLO's Guide to Effective Technologies for Providing Online Staff Development and Training

September 28th, 2011 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

Community Literacy of Ontario just published a Guide to Effective Technologies for Providing Online Staff Development and Training, a must read research report for literacy practitioners, volunteers and administrators.

AlphaPlus has its own YouTube Channel

August 23rd, 2010 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

We just launched our own AlphaPlusvideo channel on YouTube! It will allow us to upload our own videos and share them with the field as well as highlight interesting videos developed by others. Check out some of the videos we have picked for you already. We linked to videos about Social Media Revolution, The Machine is Us/ing […]

Interview with Rose Strohmaier

August 10th, 2010 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

Rose Strohmaier from the Community Learning Centre, South Frontenac, part of Kingston Literacy , Ontario, who tells us about how she uses a blog with her students and talks about her participation in the Getting Online course and much more. {enclose RStrohmeierApr30.mp3} Find and download this podcast on iTunes.

Interview with Laurie Gallant

 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

Laurie Gallant from English Montreal School Board shares his perspective, as an adult education instructor on the introduction of a new program in his school board which includes a greater emphasis on the use of technology. Laurie discusses the challenges and opportunities facing instructors with the introduction of the new program and the technology orientation […]

Interview with Karin Meinzer

 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

Karin Meinzer from PTP Adult Learning & Employment Programs in Toronto talks about her experiences in introducing and using technology in her classroom. Karin has made very innovative use of blogging software in her work with students and shares her insights about using technology as a tool to support literacy and numeracy practice. {enclose KMeinzerMay14.mp3} […]

Interview with Debera Flynn

 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

Debera Flynn from the QUILL Learning Network shares her enthusiasm for using technology to save time and to enable communication and collaboration across the literacy field. {enclose DFlynnQUILLMay7.mp3} Find and download this podcast on iTunes.

Interview with Amanda Burdick

August 9th, 2010 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

Amanda Burdick from  Literacy Link South Central and adult literacy network in London, Ontario tells us about how her organization makes use of a Wiki to work collaboratively and about her innovative use of  mp3 technology to make the network’s web site more accessible. {enclose AburdickLLSCApril23.mp3} Find and download this podcast on iTunes.

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