#literacy4all – AlphaPlus co-signs declaration on the eve of federal elections

September 13th, 2019 by Alan Cherwinski

Statement from a national network of organizations, people and researchers concerned about adult literacy in Canada Choose success – Invest in literacy Our world is transforming rapidly. Trends such as globalization, digitalization and demographic shifts are changing work, communities, the way society functions, and how people interact. In this environment literacy skills matter. Literacy is […]

Use Digital Technology Package 1 Sample Activities

 by Administrator

This document contains all sample learning activities in the sections Work using digital technology and Manage money using digital technology in Word format. Feel free to use and adapt these activities, and share your work with your colleagues under the license below. This document is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 Canada License.  AlphaPlus-Use-Digital-Technology-instructional-resources-package-one-activities.docx

Adult Learners and Digital Media: Exploring the usage of digital media with adult liiteracy learners

Adult Learners and Digital Media: Exploring the usage of digital media with adult liiteracy learners

September 26th, 2012 by Administrator

The purpose of this small scale study was twofold: To explore and understand the attitudes and experiences of adult Canadians who are non-users or limited users of digital media and Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). To investigate the ways in which adult learners use and respond to digital media in order to expand their communication […]

AlphaPlus Annual Report 2011-12

AlphaPlus Annual Report 2011-12

August 29th, 2012 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

Our 2011-2012 Annual Report includes a foreword message from our outgoing Board Chair, Peter Rogers, and from our new Executive Director, Greg Gulas, who joined AlphaPlus in March. Overall, in 2011-12 we have been busy working on: providing support in the implementation of the Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum Framework (OALCF) publishing literacy research reports upgrading […]

Incorporating Digital Technologies in Adult Basic Education

Incorporating Digital Technologies in Adult Basic Education

June 29th, 2012 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

The report explores the following four themes: How digital technology is shaping and transforming literacy and learning, with implications for policy and practice Promising practices in incorporating digital technology in ABE Digital divides and inequality in access to digital technologies for learning Professional development for educators and related curricula and delivery policy AlphaPlus-IncorporatingDigitalTechnologies.pdf

Learning Together with Digital Technologies: Illustrative Case Studies

June 22nd, 2012 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

A report on a short-term project conducted in partnership with four self-selected, community-based, adult literacy agencies in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).  Although over the years we have worked closely with many adult literacy programs across the province, we wanted to look more closely at the realities of using digital technologies for adult literacy teaching and learning. Specifically, we wanted […]

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