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Ainsworth, Heather L.; Eaton, Sarah Elaine – Online Submission, 2010
This research report investigates the links between formal, non-formal and informal learning and the differences between them. In particular, the report aims to link these notions of learning to the field of sciences and engineering in Canada and the United States, including professional development of adults working in these fields. It offers…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Adult Learning, Foreign Countries, Scientific Literacy
Eaton, Sarah Elaine – Online Submission, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this document is to provide an annotated bibliography on best practices for late entry learners into college academic upgrading programs. It is intended for practitioners, administrators, and researchers and others with an interest in this field. Method: This annotated bibliography synthesizes sources related to late entry…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Annotated Bibliographies, Adult Literacy, Adult Basic Education
Eaton, Sarah Elaine; Goddard, J. Tim – Online Submission, 2007
This paper examines the theory and practice of the commercialization of education in Canada, using comparative examples from the United States and Australia. Critical theory provides the framework for the study. From the broad focus of business practice, the examination is narrowed down to marketing, and even further to branding, at all levels,…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Marketing, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis
Eaton, Sarah Elaine – Online Submission, 1998
An applied research paper on how Canadian English differs from British and American English. Highlights ways for teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) to demonstrate these differences to their students. The notion of Canadian identity is also explored. A 3-item bibliography is included. (Contains 15 footnotes.)
Descriptors: North American English, Foreign Countries, Language Teachers, English (Second Language)