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Recruiting Participants with Low Literacy Skills

How to find and assess the literacy level of users who don’t read easily

Half of the adult U.S. population reads at or below the 8th-grade level; other countries have similar levels of low literacy. Including these participants in usability studies is important, but they are notoriously hard to recruit. Learn strategies for recruiting participants with poor reading skills and methods for estimating their literacy level.

Presentation by Angela Colter
Advanced Practitioners (AP)
2:40pm to 3:10pm on Wednesday, May 26, 2010