Tag Archives: Adult education

Internet Use for Health Care Information

The following was posted as part of a comment on the HealthLiteracy Listserv.   This link is to an article that found that fewer people are looking for health information online compared to earlier in the decade. http://www.informationweek.com/news/healthcare/patient/232200043

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Adolescent Health Literacy Resources

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy Listserv  by Sabrina Kurtz-Rossi,. “I’d like to share with you and others on the list a health information literacy curriculum entitled, “Who Can You Trust? Health Information and the Internet” http://www.rvhcc.org/pdf/HIL_Sourcebook.pdf The curriculum … Continue reading

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Online Health Information Curriculum

“Who Can You Trust? Health Information and the Internet” http://www.rvhcc.org/pdf/HIL_Sourcebook.pdf The curriculum was developed as part of a program to improve health literacy among youth and young adults. Teachers, librarians and youth in middle and high schools and literacy practitioners, … Continue reading

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Keys to Safety Campaign and Free Materials

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy Listserv.   http://www.proliteracy.org/keystosafety/ “Through May 2011, ProLiteracy is sponsoring the Keys to Safety Campaign, a national effort that promotes fire prevention and home safety education through local adult education and literacy programs. ProLiteracy … Continue reading

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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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