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PEM – Printed Educational Material-Used for many purpose in the health care field-Educational pamphlets or booklets-Effective method of teaching and increasing knowledgeretention.ORGANIZATIONAL FACTORS1.Short but descriptive title2.Brief headings and subheadings3.One idea per paragraph, first sentence is the topicsentence4.Divide complex instructions into small steps5.Consider using a question/answer format6.Address no more than three or four main points7.Reinforce main points with a summary at the endLINGUISTICS FACTORS1.Keep the reading level at grade 5 or 62.Use mostly one or two syllable words and shortsentences3.Use a personal and conversational style4.Define technical terms5.Avoid the use of idioms6.Use active rather than passive voiceAPPEARANCE FACTORS1.Avoid a cluttered appearance byincludingenoughwhite space2.Include simple diagrams or graphics that are welllabeled3.Use upper and lowercase letter4.Use a 10-14 point type in a plain font5.Place emphasized words in bold or underline themLITERACY AND READABILITYCLUES OF ILLETERATE PEOPLE-Not even attempting to read printed material-Asking to take PEM’s home to discuss-Claiming eyeglasses were left home-Stating that they can’t read something-Mounting words as they try to readTWOTEST OFTEN USED TO MEASURE PATIENT LITERACY: bothtests measure the basic reading skill of decoding wordsREALM– RAPID ESTIMATE OF ADULT LITERACY IN MEDICINEWRAT– WIDE RANGE ACHIEVEMENT TESTTEACHING PATIENTS WITH LOW LITERACY SKILLS1.Set objectives that are realistic2.Information overload must be avoided. Teach limitedamounts of materials3.Keep instructions simple by breaking them down intosmaller units4.Reinforcing the teaching with PEM3 LITERACY DOMAINS1.PROSE literacy –understanding information from textsuch as books2.DOCUMENT literacy –skills needed to understand anduse information3.QUANTITATION literacy –ability to understandnumbers in printed materials/ arithmeticPLANNING AND CONDUCTING CLASSESThe Planning Sequence-Before you enter, do a tremendous amount of planning-Formulate objectives-Select and organized content-Choose teaching methods-Design assignmentDEVELOPING A COURSE OUTLINE OR SYLLABUSThe course outline should include1.Name of the instructor2.One paragraph course description3.A list of course objectives4.Topical outline5.Teaching methods6.Textbook or other readings7.Methods of evaluationA course outline helpslearners to gauge just what is to belearned.It is considered a contract between teacher and learnersFormulating Objectives-Write the course objectives for the course outline-Write objectives that have meaning-They should reflect what the learners is supposed to dowith what is taughtValue of objectives (why do you need objectives>)1.To guide your selection and handling of coursematerials2.To help you determine whether people in the classhave learned what you have tried to tech3.Objectives are essential from the learner’s perspective.

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