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Healthflicks: Building health literacy among urban teenage population

Healthflicks is a project to build health literacy among teenage urban audiences that receive the majority of their entertainment though online video repositories such as YouTube or Google videos. HealthFlicks will use mentored students to develop and produce web video vignettes on teen health topics, featuring scenarios and scripts created by teens with librarian and educator oversight.

Organization:
Yale University
Department:
Harvey Cushing/John HayWhitney Medical Library
Organization Type:
Academic Institution
Health Sciences Library
Funded Dates: 
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 to Saturday, April 30, 2011
Funding Amount: 
$25,000
Beneficiaries: 
Consumers - General Public
Librarians - Public/Other
Consumers - Patients & Families
Other
Population
Youth-Teens