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Submitted by David J. Rosen on November 14, 2014 - 6:38am
A recent medical study found that patients significantly increased their understanding of basic prostate cancer medical terms through watching a video. http://www.healthcanal.com/public-health-safety/57312-video-tool-improves-health-literacy-in-prostate-patients.html This may have some interesting implications for health literacy educators and also for teaching vocabulary in other contexts.
Submitted by Susan Finn Miller on June 30, 2014 - 1:37pm
Hello colleagues, I'm looking forward to teaching an advanced ESL class starting in mid July. I will focus on academic language in general in this class, of which academic vocabulary is an essential component.