Using Design to Get Readers to Read and Keep Reading

Health Literacy Out Loud

http://www.healthliteracyoutloud.com/2009/12/07/hlol-29-using-design-to-get-readers-to-read-and-keep-reading/

In this Health Literacy Out Loud podcast (HLOL #29), host Helen Osborne interviews President of KSA Communication Design and Research, Karen Schriver. Topics include: using good information design to help readers feel valued and respected, being a visual detective, observing what works and what doesn’t, and engaging readers with contrast, consistency, grouping, and other design moves.

 

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Creating Usable, Useful Health Websites for Readers as All Levels

Health Literacy Out Loud

http://www.healthliteracyoutloud.com/2010/03/23/hlol-34-creating-usable-useful-health-websites-for-readers-at-all-levels/

In this Health Literacy Out Loud podcast, (HLOL #34), host Helen Osborne interviews health literacy consultant Stacy Robinson about (1) how people with limited literacy skills, health literacy skills, or limited time use online health information, (2) what is different when communicating about wellness and prevention (health promotion) versus communicating about diagnosis and treatment (health care), and (3) ways to design health content so that Web users can, and will, take action.