What's New Archive

December 20, 1999

The Center for Literacy Studies' Web site has been redesigned to be consistent with LINCS, the national literacy information and communication system and to make it much easier to find information on the site. Check it out at http://cls.coe.utk.edu/.

December 13, 1999

The GTE Workforce Education LAB site has been updated with 30 new lessons built around the following topics:
Active Listening
Communication and Problem Solving
Conveying Ideas in Writing
Cooperation
Decision Making
Learning Through Research
Lifelong Learning
Reading with Understanding
Speaking and Interpersonal Skills

December 1, 1999

The Southern LINCS Correctional Education Text Only site has been added. Users have access to the same information as the graphical site, but the download time is much faster.

November 16, 1999

The Southern LINCS Facts & Statistics page has been updated with more useful facts and statistical sources.

November 11, 1999

The Southern LINCS Site Map has got a new look with an A-Z Site Index.

November 7, 1999

Both Correctional Education and Workforce Education Special Collections have been updated. Please check out every page from Introduction, Showcase, to Links & Directories.

October 25, 1999

Both Facts & Statistics and Links & Directories have been updated with some new wonderful resources. Please also check out the About Us page with some detailed information about the Southern LINCS.

October 10, 1999

Virginia Adult Education Research Network (VAERN) supports a statewide community of practitioner researchers; it equips practitioners with research skills; and it pays a stipend to practitioners when they complete a project of their own. The VAERN is ......

October 5, 1999

New features (submission preview and file attachment) have been added to the GTE LAB Learning Activity Form.

September 15, 1999

North Carolina Literacy Resource Center has been mapping their old site to the new look -- the LINCS redesign template. Their page is available for sneak peeks.

September 1, 1999

In collaborating with the Virginia Adult Learning Resource Center, the Southern LINCS has been working on the GTE Workforce Education Learning Activities Bank (LAB). The LAB has the potential of becoming an excellent web-based resource for workforce education.

September 1, 1999

NC LRC's growing collection of over 800 professional resources emphasizes staff development, resource development, and program management. Resources are available on loan to literacy programs and personnel. NC LRC's collection is cataloged using the On-line Computer Library Center (OCLC), the international standard in library cataloging. Browse NC LRC's Online Resource Catalog.

August 15, 1999

Louisiana State Literacy Resource Center is working in collaboration with the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections on a Life Skills for Prisoners grant. Part of the project is to create a curriculum for inmates which integrates basic skills ...... The first volume of a 13 volume, 100-hour curriculum has been uploaded onto their web site under "Corrections Education"