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Simsek, Ali – Online Submission, 2011
Tony Bates is a world-known expert on distance education. He has published extensively on both traditional and contemporary distance learning practices. Besides teaching courses and delivering seminars in the area of distance education, he has also provided consultancy with a number of institutions around the world. These include both formal and…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Instructional Design, Electronic Learning, Distance Education
Faris, Ron – Education Canada, 2003
A new model of learning communities based on lifelong learning is emerging. The approach integrates nonformal and formal learning so that all learning is recognized. The expertise and learning resources that exist in every community are mobilized so that community purposes are achieved. Examples are given of learning communities in rural British…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Community Cooperation, Community Education, Educational Change
Alberta Learning, Edmonton. – 2002
This document reports that Campus Alberta is emerging as a key framework under which Albertans will be able to pursue and achieve their lifelong learning goals. Campus Alberta is neither a program nor an institution, but rather a concept, a set of principles and a way in which the learning system works to deliver seamless learning opportunities…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Jancewicz, Bill; MacKenzie, Marguerite; Guanish, George; Nabinicaboo, Silas – 2002
The Naskapi language is unique in northern Quebec because of the Naskapi people's late contact with Europeans, their geographic isolation, and the high proportion of Naskapi speakers in their territory. For the last two decades, a language development strategy has been emerging in the community as outside language specialists have been invited to…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Languages, Canada Natives, Community Leaders
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Sterling, Shirley – Canadian Journal of Native Education, 2002
A grandmother teaching fishtrap building by actually building one while telling a story provides a model and criteria for success in teaching Nlakapamux children, the most important criterion being the presence of cultural experts--grandmothers. Role-modeling, storytelling, and hands-on experience combine theory and practice and provide a mnemonic…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Canada Natives, Cultural Education, Educational Strategies
Harrison, David – Journal for Living, 2002
Opposition to ongoing theft and degradation of their land has unified the Secwepemc community, bringing together elders and youth in both direct-action resistance and a cultural rebirth. Elders not only lead and support resistance to corporate encroachment of their lands that violates treaty rights, but also teach Native youth the Secwepemc…
Descriptors: Activism, American Indian Culture, Canada Natives, Corporations
Pitawanakwat, Joyce – 2001
Traditional Ojibway education is currently being delivered by eight First Nations communities on Manitoulin Island and the north shore of Lake Huron, in Ontario. Integration into the formal school system, with the exception of language programs, is not formally established. Elders and traditional teachers are only invited by individual teachers.…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Canada Natives, Chippewa (Tribe), Cultural Education
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Simpson, Leanne R.; Driben, Paul – American Indian Culture and Research Journal, 2000
A land use mapping study in an Anishinaabe (Ojibwa) Indian Reserve in northern Ontario attempted to satisfy the demands of both academic and Aboriginal communities. Community elders provided extensive knowledge of the local environment, its history and cultural and spiritual significance, and the links between environmental and community…
Descriptors: American Indians, Canada Natives, Cartography, Chippewa (Tribe)
Gereluk, Winston; Briton, Derek; Spencer, Bruce – 1999
The questions of what and how working people learn about labor organization and activity in Canada were explored through a review of available literature and face-to-face interviews with more than 30 education officers and union leaders. Unions continue to be the principal source of labor education. Of the many courses and educational experiences…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Definitions, Delivery Systems, Educational Needs
Stiles, J. Mark – 1984
This paper examines communications and information technologies and the ways in which they have been used in both the formal and the nonformal education of Canada's native people (four groups: status Indians, non-status Indians, Metis, and Inuits). It is noted that generalizations about the use of technology in native schools is difficult because…
Descriptors: Adult Education, American Indian Education, Canada Natives, Communications Satellites
More, Arthur J.; And Others – 1983
Brief descriptions of 92 Indian education projects in British Columbia K-12 schools (provincial, federal, private, and parochial) are based on survey responses. The preschool, elementary, secondary, adult basic education, and home coordinating programs for Indian students concentrate on such special areas as language and/or academic skills…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian Languages
Graham, Robert; And Others – 1985
This paper: (1) reviews the goals and directions of United States marine education; (2) reports the findings of three surveys which were designed to provide a perspective on current Canadian efforts in marine education; and (3) presents a set of proposed goals and future directions for marine education in Canada. Federal agencies with a…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
Rivera, William M., Comp.; Walker, Sharon M., Comp. – 1985
The 48 papers in this proceedings focus on aspects of non-formal adult education including international comparative adult education. The papers are: "Lifelong Learning in Perspective" (Knox); "Women in their Thirties: The In-Between Generation" (Caffarella, Freeman); "Development in Women: An Analysis of the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Aging (Individuals)
Walker, David M. – Educational Broadcasting International, 1979
Discusses the services of the Ontario Educational Communications Authority (OECA), which has a nine station TV network, a nonbroadcast videotape distribution system, many interactions with cable companies and domestic satellite transmission, and a databank indexing OECA resources. (JEG)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Educational Television, Nonformal Education, Nontraditional Education