Advancing Health Literacy: Meeting the Needs of Adult Learners

This September 2008 webcast focuses on new and emerging topics in health literacy.

Author(s)
Dr. Sandra L. Baxter (Moderator)
Dr. Ian Bennett
Dr. Ian Bennett,
Dr. Andrew Pleasant
Author(s) Organizational Affiliation
National Institute for Literacy
University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine and Graduate School of Education
University of Illinois at Chicago
Rutgers University
Publication Year
2008
Resource Type
Instructional Material
Product Type
Abstract

This September 2008 webcast focuses on new and emerging topics in health literacy. Panelists discuss the definition of health literacy, statistics and research on the growing need for health literacy, as well as models and strategies for increasing health literacy among adult learners.

Benefits and Uses
This September 2008 webcast describes how to advance health literacy among adult education students. The panelists discuss new and emerging research on health literacy for adult learners that points to a growing need for education in the field, as well as current methods and practices that adult educators are using to increase acquisition of health literacy. This webinar would be most useful to program administrators, teachers, and professional developers who are interested in developing or improving health literacy initiatives for adult education students.
Required Training

None

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