There’s a creepy guy on the other end at Google: Tweens’ mental models of Google’s inner workings
Research poster to be presented at iConference 2016, Philadelphia, PA, March 20-23, 2016.
The HackHealth Pods
Research poster presented at the Maryland Association of School Librarians 2014 Annual Conference, Linthicum Heights, MD, October 17, 2014.
HackHealth: Engaging tweens in seeking and utilizing health information
2014 American Library Association Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada. June 27-30, 2014
Participating tweens improve their health literacy skills by looking for and evaluating online health-related information so they can use this knowledge to make smart and healthy life choices. In addition to learning about a specific health topic of their own choosing, students learn about different aspects of digital literacy.
From Eye Rolls to “I Can!” – Understanding the Health Literacy of Disadvantaged Tweens
iConference 2014, Berlin, Germany. March 4-7, 2014.
This poster presents preliminary results from a National Library of Medicine (NLM) funded afterschool program that aims to increase tweens’ interest in health and health science, their health literacy, their health-related self-efficacy, and their awareness of the important connection between their everyday health behaviors and their ability to maintain their health and prevent disease.