SARAW Book of Stories is now available

The Speech Assisted Reading And Writing (SARAW) Book of Stories is now available! The students of the SARAW literacy program at Bow Valley College along with the help of tutors and support workers, have written stories and created artwork to share with you. The goal of the SARAW program is to help adults with developmental disabilities … Continue reading

Shaping and Reshaping Teaching Practice in ESL Literacy

Published Jan 28, 2016 This two-part article examines how experienced ESL literacy practitioners in the Centre for Excellence in Immigrant and Intercultural Advancement (CEIIA) at Bow Valley College work to create transformative learning environments for their diverse learners. Part One The Computer Enhanced ESL Literacy Program: Embedding computer literacy in low-level classes Norma Tersigni, Lois … Continue reading

One Size Does Not Fit All: Designing Curriculum and Assessment for Adult ESL Literacy Learners

Published Dec 4, 2015 Developing “pathways, programming, services, and curricula design that promote a highly flexible, interactive and supportive environment” for learners is one of Bow Valley College’s Vision 2020 priorities (Bow Valley College 2011b, 15). Learning for LIFE: An ESL Literacy Curriculum Framework embodies this principle, and extends it beyond the walls of the … Continue reading