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What should the federal broadband research agenda be?

The national plan has been put out for public comment. If you’re interested in providing your input by October 11, 2016, please click here: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2016/09/09/2016-21771/national-broadband-research-agenda

Here’s a link to the full NSF 2021 report:
https://broadband.ist.psu.edu/report/


Iris Feinberg discusses adult learners and 21st century technology skills on BYU Radio with Julie Rose.

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Are adult learners getting 21st century skills? Iris Feinberg and Daphne Greenberg investigate.

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Healthy communities need adult basic skills education. Read more about Iris Feinberg’s work with the Open Door Collective, an organization dedicated to reshaping US society to have dramatically less poverty and economic inequality and more civic engagement and participation in all that our society has to offer.

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TV can affect health and health literacy in positive ways.

Learn more about Dr. Alberto Chong’s work with telenovelas.

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New PhD Graduate Devoted To Improving Health Literacy For Adults

By Kathleen Joyner

After 25 years of owning a successful health care billing and collections company, Iris Feinberg sold her business and headed back to school.

“I have four kids, and they were all launching off into life. The youngest was getting ready to go to college, and I thought, ‘You know what? I need to do something else,’” Feinberg said. “It was time to get my brain engaged in something different.”

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In recognition of Health Literacy Month, The Georgia Alliance for Health Literacy (GAHL) and the Georgia Health Sciences Library Association (GHSLA) have teamed up to help Georgians learn where to search for easy-to-understand, trustworthy, and actionable information about their health. The 2015 Health Literacy campaign is called Search Smart for Your Health.


ALRC meets with Scott Slade

On Friday April 3rd, the Adult Literacy Research Center hosted Scott Slade of WSB radio for the Breakfast Break. You can hear the radio announcement here: ALRC_WSB750


ALRC meets with First Lady Sandra Deal

ALRC and Sandra Deal

On Wednesday April 8, the Georgia Advocates for Adult Literacy (GALA) and Literacy Alliance of Metro Atlanta (LAMA) awarded First Lady Sandra Deal the first annual Literacy Advocate of the Year Award.  Iris Feinberg and Daphne Greenberg met with Mrs. Deal to thank her for her continued support of adult literacy in Georgia.