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Taylor, Zachary W. – Journal of College Student Development, 2018
Longitudinal research has suggested that sexual assault on college campuses is widespread and grossly underreported. To date, scholars have not examined a seemingly commonsense aspect of sexual assault reporting: the readability of the reporting instructions themselves; therefore, in this study the author examined the readability--using four…
Descriptors: College Students, Sexual Abuse, Rape, Victims of Crime
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Dorcely, Brenda; Agarwal, Nitin; Raghuwanshi, Maya – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objective: The purpose of this study was to assess and compare the readability of type 2 diabetes online patient education materials from academic institutions in the northeast USA and the American Diabetes Association. Many US residents utilise the Internet to obtain health information. Studies have shown that online patient education materials…
Descriptors: Diabetes, Patient Education, Health Materials, Web Sites
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Azer, Samy A. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2015
The aim of the present study was to critically evaluate the accuracy and readability of English Wikipedia articles on the respiratory system and its disorders and whether they can be a suitable resource for medical students. On April 27, 2014, English Wikipedia was searched for articles on respiratory topics. Using a modified DISCERN instrument,…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Educational Resources, Credibility, Metabolism
Gerstle, Alan John – Online Submission, 2010
The purpose of this case study was to determine if two samples of health education literature (one in print media; the other in electronic media), and published by the same health education organization, provided the requisite reading level for their intended audiences: immigrants and native speakers with a fourth-grade level of literacy. A…
Descriptors: Health Education, Printed Materials, Reading, Audiences