PEI Literacy Alliance

Communicating Health Information: A Needs Assessment of Health Professionals in PEI (2008)

The research presented in this report is a needs assessment of health professionals communicating health information. It complements a previous research project carried out by the PEI Literacy Alliance, entitled "Health Information Needs of Adult Learners in PEI." The intent of this research is to create a snapshot of the issues facing health professionals when communicating with patients.

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2008-05-23

Health Information Needs Assessment of Adult Learners in PEI (2007)

This report presents the findings of a health information needs assessment conducted by the PEI Literacy Alliance. The Alliance aims to improve health literacy for Islanders. To help reach this goal, the Alliance conducted a health information needs assessment of people with low-literacy skills, focusing on people enrolled in adult education classes who have level two literacy skills.

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2008-03-20

How to Cut the Gobbledegook (2006)

An introduction to plain language writing and clear design

Plain language and clear design is a way of organizing information that makes sense. This style of writing or speaking uses straightforward, concrete and familiar words. The PEI Literacy Alliance created this manual to use with its workshop on plain language. It is part of the Alliance's Fostering Plain Language in Public Communicationsproject funded by the National Literacy Secretariat.

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2008-02-01

How to Help Your Child Learn to Read and Love Reading (2006)

Parent Guide

This guide was prepared for parents of children in grades 1 to 3, the time when most children learn to read. The guide contains tips to help your child read and develop a love of reading. Choose the tips that are the most helpful and fun for you and your child. This guide comes with a warm welcome from PEI's libraries. A new library keycard is attached to the cover of the guide.

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2006-06-13

Family Literacy Things to Do (2010)

Before your child goes to school there are lots of things you can do together that will help your child be a reader. This book provides easy to read instructions for games, songs and activities.

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2002-02-28

Promoting Family Literacy in PEI (1998)

A Strategic plan for literacy in PEI

A PEI Literacy Alliance publication written in plain language dealing with the promotion of Family Literacy.

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1998-01-01

Meetings: a Guide to Holding a Meeting (1997)

This guide, by and for learners, was developed in The Leadership for Learners project of the Prince Edward Island Literacy Alliance. It explains the role of the chair, the agenda, minutes, making decisions, choosing a time and place, meeting guidelines, and more.

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1997-01-01

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