Boost Box Schedule
When: Held 2nd Tuesday of each month / Noon - 1 pm / Archives
- MAR now offers 1 MLA Continuing Education (CE) credit per Boost Box session
- Details are provided at the end of each session
Easy-to-Read Health Materials: Are They Really? / August 31, 2016, 12pm ET / Register
Please note: This special session of Boost Box will not fall on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. Remember the date!
Presenter: Miraida Morales, Fellow and Ph.D. Candidate, Rutgers University, Library and Information Science
Description: Miraida Morales will discuss the challenges of using easy-to-read health materials, such as their high reading level, lack of control or standardization of readability, and problems with readability formulas. In this session she will offer practical solutions for what librarians and other professionals can do to minimize these issues for our communities. Miraida will also share her research findings on how adult beginning and developing readers evaluate health information materials.
This session is eligible for 1 MLA CE by attending the online session and completing the evaluation.
Check back soon for details on our next Boost Box session!