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ERIC Number: ED348520
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Alberta Literacy Inventory Report.
Alberta Dept. of Advanced Education, Calgary.
This report presents results of a study to identify existing literacy programs and resource centers in Alberta and profile the individuals who hold a stake in Alberta's literacy programming efforts. It begins with highlights of project results related to programs, program administrators, instructors/tutors, and learners (all groups) and a summary of similarities related to programs, learners, and literacy practitioners. A 34-item bibliography is provided. The body of the report begins with an introduction to the study, including its context. Section 2 details research methodology. Sections 3-5 provide inventories (composite portraits and data) on these programs that were identified: 63 of 65 tutor-based literacy programs, 241 of 253 institutional literacy programs, and 52 libraries housing 53 literacy resource centers. Section 6 compares data from the tutor-based and institutional literacy programs. Sections 7-13 provide profiles and discussions of these stakeholders in literacy programming: tutor-based literacy program coordinators, literacy program administrators, volunteer tutors, literacy instructors, tutored learners, institutional learners (grade levels 0 to 9), and institutional learners (10 to 12). Section 14 compares the three learners groups. Appendices to the report contain the following: maps of learner interview sites; inventory instruments and statistics; profile instruments and statistics; response rates for all instruments; and 34 references. (YLB)
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrators, Adult Basic Education, Adult Educators, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Comparative Analysis, Delivery Systems, Educational Administration, Enrollment Rate, Foreign Countries, Literacy Education, Profiles, Resource Centers, Student Characteristics, Teacher Characteristics, Teachers, Tutoring
Community Programs Branch, Alberta Advanced Education, 6th Floor, Devonian Building East Tower, 11160 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5K 0L3, Canada.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Advanced Education, Calgary.