Category Archives: Adult Literacy

Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS)

“The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE), is pleased to announce the launch of the LINCS website. Formerly funded under the National Institute for Literacy, the Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS) provided services for … Continue reading

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Online Adult Literacy Course Available Through Penn State

This was posted on the Family Literacy Listserv… Don’t miss this opportunity— Enroll now for online professional development with lasting impact! There is still time to enroll in Penn State’s online course, Adult Literacy (ADTED 457), a three-credit undergraduate/graduate level … Continue reading

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Literacy study: 1 in 7 U.S. Adults Are Unable to Read This Story

Click link for full story… Literacy study: 1 in 7 U.S. adults are unable to read this story

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Wisconsin Literacy’s Health Literacy Summit on March 31 – April 1, 2009

Wisconsin Literacy is holding its Third Biennial Health Literacy Summit in Madison, WI on March 31 – April 1, 2009. They have extended their early bird registration rate of $150 to March 23. Registration includes six plenary speakers, options for … Continue reading

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Assessing the Nation’s Health Literacy

This announcement was released in 2008 regarding a new AMA Report. Assessing the nation’s health literacy: Key concepts and findings of the National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) Assessing the nation’s health literacy: Key concepts and findings of the National … Continue reading

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