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For Written Information, Are Readability Formulas a Quick Fix?

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I Introduction
II To understand readability formulas, first understand what readability is
III The critics  
IV The advocates
V Readability formula = diagnostic tool
VI More readability-enhancing tricks
VII Test early, test often
VIII The last word on readability formulas
IX References
X Resources

I  Introduction

Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network

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London, Ontario
Deadline August 9, 2012

The South West Local Health Integration Network  (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

Make online health information useful for limited-literacy web visitors--Become a “plain English matchmaker”

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I Introduction
II Different web visitors
III Techniques to help make the best match
IV Make sure your design is friend, not foe
V Iterative development: Ask early and ask often  
VI Tear down the wall of words
VII Resources

--submitted by Carolyn Wilby

I Introduction

THCU Uses Internet Research to Understand Their Publications' Impact and Their Online Stakeholders

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I Introduction
II Overview of web properties study
III Methodology
IV Summary of findings

--Submitted by Brian Cugelman. PhD, Online strategy and research consultant, AlterSpark Consulting

I Introduction

Sharing Practice-Based Knowledge - A Documentation of Regionally Organized Communities of Practice

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Submitted by: Erika Steibelt (Team Lead for Knowledge Development & Exchange, PTCC), Laura McCammon-Tripp (Research Associate, PTCC) and Christine Stich (Junior Scientist, PTCC)             

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II Documentation of Practice – sharing practitioners’ experiential knowledge 

III Example of a documented practice: the cessation Communities of Practice of the Central West Tobacco Control Area Network

IV Conclusions

Health Communication Outcomes: At the Heart of Good Outcome Objectives and Indicators & Priority Setting: A Systematic Approach to Making Health Promotion Program Choices

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This week’s feature combines two articles, both based on newly released THCU Infopacks.

I Health Communication Outcomes: At the Heart of Good Outcome Objectives and Indicators, submitted by Sophie Rosa, Health Promotion Field Support Specialist, Public Health Ontario

II Priority Setting: A Systematic Approach to Making Health Promotion Program Choices, submitted by Susan Snelling, Health Promotion Field Support Specialist, Public Health Ontario

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