Education faculty member to receive national award

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Dr. Marc Glassman of the faculty of education at Memorial University will be presented with the National Adult Literacy Database Innovative Technology Award later this month in Fredrictonj, N.B.
According to a news release, Glassman is receiving this award for his contribution to the Stella Burry Community Services Workplace Literacy Project. Stella Burry Community Services is a non-profit organization in St. John's which provides affordable housing and employment skills training for adults.
"It was good to see the D of R&D being recognized, in that while my research has been in the area of adult literacy, from this research came the development of something that could directly benefit low-literacy adults in our community," Glassman said of his work at MUN.
Glassman heads the Workplace Literacy Project, which engaged content experts in the fields of carpentry and food-services to provide input on the essential skills, vocabulary and foundational knowledge in these two areas. Glassman converted this content and designed an approach to achieve the desired learning outcomes.

Organizations: Stella Burry Community Services, MUN

Geographic location: Fredrictonj, St. John's

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  • TS
    July 02, 2010 - 13:08

    Congrats Dr. G! Well deserved!!!

  • TS
    July 01, 2010 - 19:43

    Congrats Dr. G! Well deserved!!!