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Health Literacy of America’s Adults: Results from the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy

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2007
This August 2007 webcast shares findings from the Health Literacy of America’s Adults, which disseminates results from the health literacy component of the National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL...
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Advancing Health Literacy: Meeting the Needs of Adult Learners

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2008
This September 2008 webcast focuses on new and emerging topics in health literacy.
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Achieving Student Success: Transitions to Post-secondary Education

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2010
This webcast focuses on methods to transition adult learners through adult education programs and on to post-secondary education.
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National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy

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2010
This National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy seeks to engage organizations, professionals, policymakers, communities, individuals, and families in a linked, multisector effort to improve...
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Workplace Instruction and Workforce Preparation for Adult Immigrants

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2007

This resource describes and discusses three different workforce preparation venues (workplace classes, vocational classes, Adult ESL classes) for English language learners. The authors address the...

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Creating Authentic Materials and Activities for the Adult Literacy Classroom

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2003

This handbook is based on the results of "The Literacy Practices of Adult Learners Study" which focused on the nature and impact of two dimensions of classroom practice in adult basic education (...

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Health Literacy in Adult Basic Education: Designing Lessons, Units, and Evaluation Plans for an Integrated Curriculum

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2007
This guide is designed to help adult educators to integrate health literacy skills into their current adult education instruction. 
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Working with Adult English Language Learners with Limited Literacy: Research, Practice, and Professional Development

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2008

This brief addresses how teachers can help facilitate English language learners (ELL) acquire formal literacy skills and then addresses models for and the benefits of professional development. The...

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Effective Practices for Developing Reading Comprehension

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2002
This research article summarizes much of the research about reading comprehension and what good readers do when they read. 
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Bringing Health Literacy Research to Practice

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2005
This article explores how research informs practice and what constitutes evidence when looking for evidence-based materials in a new field such as health literacy.
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