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Incorporating digital technologies in adult basic education [electronic resource] : concepts, practices and recommendations /
a report completed for AlphaPlus by Suzanne Smythe.
Toronto, Ont. : AlphaPlus, 2012
1 electronic text (44 p.) : ill. (some col.), digital file.
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Toronto, Ont. : AlphaPlus, 2012
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
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Part one. 1.1. Introduction ; 1.2. Research scope and methods ; 1.3. Terminology -- Part two. Defining digital literacy: Implications for policy and practice. 2.1. A skills-view of digital literacy ; 2.2. A pluralist view of digital literacy ; 2.3. Digital literacies: Using digital technologies in social contexts ; 2.4. Digital literacies in ABE settings ; 2.5. Access to technologies in ABE settings: Digital divides -- Part three. Incorporating digital technologies in ABE: Promising practices. Vignette One. 3.2. Learning from SIAST: Transforming ABE practice ; 3.3. Powerful digital literacies ; Vignette Two. Powerful ways with digital media: A Nova Scotia Experience. 3.4. Learning from the ACALA project: Slow learning ; 3.5. Mobile learning: Cellular phones and literacy ; 3.6. Social media literacies ; 3.7. Incorporating social media literacies into adult basic education settings ; Vignette Three. Pathways for learning technology access, use and social distance. 3.8. Four components of a sustainable and integral approach to digital technology in ABE -- Part four. Professional development: The key to digital technology equity and access. Vignette Four. Incorporating digital storytelling in ABE in the Northwest Territories. 4.1. Learning from the NWT Literacy Council experience ; Vignette Five. Incorporating digital technologies in professional development for literacy and basic educators in Ontario ; 4.5. Reflections and conclusions -- Recommendations -- Works cited.
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"27 May 2012".
Issued as part of the Canadian Electronic Library, Documents collection, and Canadian public policy collection.
The study combines a critical literature review with in-depth interviews with adult basic educators who are using digital technologies in ABE programs and to support professional development for educators.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 39-44).

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