Welcome to the Health Literacy Database at Miami University©, a resource that demonstrates a variety of cognitive motor skills and health behaviors across the lifespan. Our collection of culturally responsive messages for children, youth, and adults advance health literacy.
Health literacy is the ability to read, write, and talk about health habits in a variety of life situations and environments (Ubbes, 2014). Through academic service learning, Miami University students use design templates to develop authentic story narratives about Habits of Health and Habits of Mind that are multimodal, multisensory, and multilingual. By writing and producing a new genre of literature called Electronic Texts for Health Literacy©, people of all ages can promote and practice health literacy to reach a higher quality of life.