Issue Brief: Health Literacy
This brief explains what health literacy skills are and why they are important.
This brief explains what health literacy skills are and why they are important. It describes what skills students need for health literacy and provides tips for integrating health literacy in the adult education classroom.
This brief explains what is meant by "health literacy skills" and the importance of these skills in adult learners' lives. It provides clear examples of instructional tasks that can foster students development of the necessary skills as well as tips for teaching the skills in the classroom.
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