Research suggests that many of the negative effects of inadequate health literacy
can be mitigated within the health care system through patient education and support, systems improvements, and health care provider accommodations (Kandula et al.
These include What Principals Need to Know About Teaching Reading from the NAESR and Promoting Literacy
in Grades 4-9 from the NMSA.
Because the Channel One program may have real benefits and real costs for students, the program provides an ideal focus for examining the extent to which media literacy
training can enhance the benefits and diminish the risks associated with use of the program in schools.
Like CalCPA's financial literacy
initiative, the summit was about improving the financial literacy
of all Californians, with significant focus on helping students and young adults.
According to Pues, there are three main groups with literacy
State CPA society financial literacy
programs, resources (www.
Part of the problem, says Sunil Kripalani, MD, MSc, a health literacy
researcher and assistant professor of medicine at Emory University's School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA, is the underlying assumption health care professionals have about their patients.
pharmaceutical company, has been committed to raising awareness of the health literacy
issue and developing solutions for addressing this public health problem.
Prendergast uses contemporary literacy
theory and critical race theorists' reading of the Brown ruling to argue that the justices' explicit and implicit arguments reify a view of education as essentially White property.
is a complex phenomenon that involves individuals, families, communities, and systems.
The article is divided into three sections: (a) a description of the literacy
component of Project LEAD, (b) the major question asked concerning the literacy
component at the end of the project, and (c) the changes that occurred in literacy
instruction as a result of Project LEAD.
Stearns for her leadership and years of work in promoting literacy
in our province, Eyre said.