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Title Health literacy and school-based health education [electronic resource] / editor, Ray Marks.

Imprint Bingley [England] : Emerald, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (xix, 271 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Health literacy : what is it and why should we care? -- Health literacy, health and academic status -- Healthy literacy skills needed by children, teachers and parents -- Strategies for measuring and maximizing health literacy of youth -- Secondary strategies for maximizing health literacy of youth -- Future directions : how to organize classroom practices to support the development of holistic health literacy.
Summary Health literacy plays a critical role in the understanding and application of health related information. This work describes the concept of health literacy and the development of health literacy skills among children and young people, whilst also discussing the economics of health illiteracy.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Health education -- Social aspects.
Health promotion -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Marks, Ray.
Other Form: Print version: Marks, Ray. Health Literacy and School-Based Education. Bradford : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, ©2012 9781780523064
ISBN 9781780523071 (electronic bk.)
1780523076 (electronic bk.)
1780523068 (pbk.)
9781780523064 (pbk.)
9781780523064
Standard No. 9618534