Education (ALE) Wiki Includes discussion of adult literacy education,
including English language learning,health literacy, numeracy, and adult basic
and secondary education. Add knowledge from your experience teaching or
tutoring adult learners, from research or professional wisdom, or from your
experience as an adult learner. The ALE Wiki is a community of practice with
links to research for practitioners, researchers, learners and others.
ZarcBark, a blog written by Christina Zarcadoolas,
PhD, a sociolinguist.
Links to find health information in languages other than English
Michigan Health Literacy Awareness Training Program
"This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. N01-LM-6-3503 with the University of Illinois at Chicago.”
Advancing Health Literacy: Meeting the needs of adult learners, The National Institute of Literacy's webcast presented September 16, 2008. Ian Bennett, M.D., Ph.D. of the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine and Graduate School of Education; Susan R. Levy, Ph.D. of the University of Illinois at Chicago; and Andrew Pleasant, Ph.D. of Rutgers University, and moderator Sandra L. Baxter, Ed.D. discussed new and emerging topics in health literacy