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Health Literacy


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Welcome to the LINCS Health Literacy Group.

The group is a community of practice of where adult educators, adult education program managers, and health educators discuss the instructional and programmatic best practices and issues related to the incorporation of health literacy into adult education programs.

Discussion areas could include:

  • Health literacy instructional materials to incorporate into the classroom;
  • Sharing information about local and national health literacy resources;
  • Helping learners access local and national health literacy resources;
  • The use of health concepts and terminology in science classes;
  • The role of health literacy in preparing students for careers in the health field; and
  • The relevance of health literacy for ABE/GED and career pathways students.

Become more informed, get involved, and be inspired! Share your knowledge with the Health Literacy Group and help advance our field of practice.


Recent Activity

Here are the 25 most recent posts in this group.

Title Replies Last Post
Discussion : Self-Study Guide for Evidence-Based Practices in Adult Literacy Education May 6, 2020
Discussion : COVID documents for adult learners 1 Apr 30, 2020
Discussion : High Interest/Low Literacy COVID-19 Library now on Adult Literacy Research Center website Apr 24, 2020
Discussion : Tools for Combating the Effects of Social Isolation, Anxiety and Depression during COVID-19 2 Apr 18, 2020
Bulletin : Health Resources in the LINCS Learner Center Apr 2, 2020
Discussion : Misinformation Pandemic 1 Mar 6, 2020
Discussion : Seeking an expert on working with students with autism Jan 26, 2020
Discussion : Vaping, Adult Learners and Information Literacy 1 Nov 18, 2019
Bulletin : U.S. ED Releases ReThink VR Performance Plan 1 Nov 11, 2019
Discussion : Do you sleep? How many of us get a good night's sleep? 2 Nov 5, 2019
Bulletin : New Handbook on Adult Literacy Sep 28, 2019
Discussion : Launches Comic Starters ESOL/Writing Features Sep 15, 2019
Discussion : Adults with Behavioral Health Needs Aug 28, 2019
Discussion : Why do we make 'bad' decisions? And what does the science say? 18 Aug 20, 2019
Bulletin : Free books and curriculum guides for your classroom or PD library Aug 19, 2019
Bulletin : Summary of the LINCS Discussion on the Impact of the Opioid Epidemic on Adult Education 4 Aug 10, 2019
Discussion : Health Literacy in U.S. Public Schools Health Education Curricula Aug 8, 2019
Discussion : International Health Literacy Website Needs Assessment Survey - Please take Survey by August 15, 2019 Aug 8, 2019
Discussion : Organization partnerships for basic skills, family services, health services, library services, post-secondary education and/or career pathways 1 Aug 8, 2019
Discussion : fyi - new Edited/Collected volume on health literacy now freely available online Aug 2, 2019
Discussion : Learn here about learning circles 35 Jul 31, 2019
Discussion : Adult education and the Teenage Brain Jun 29, 2019
Bulletin : June is National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month Jun 11, 2019
Discussion : Introduction 11 May 31, 2019
Discussion : New Can-Do Guides from Open Door Collective May 29, 2019