Directions: Select a pamphlet, brochure, handout or website or any other document used for patient teaching in any health care setting and analyze the readability level using the Fog, Fry, SMOG, or the Flesch-Kincade scale (see textbook appendix A). Then revise the handout to an 8th grade or lower level and recalculate readability level of revised handout.
Write a paper that includes the following content:
Introduction of topic and why you chose it. Narrative summary of readability analysis of original handout with correct use of the selected readability scale. Narrative summary of how you revised handout and recalculated readability level (aim for an 8th grade level or less if it is already at 8th grade level). Paper (with title page), writing style, and references in APA format. Include a reference for the brochure or teaching material All documents should be in Word (.doc. or .docx) or Rich Text (.rtf) format following APA guidelines (see below). Submission: Submit the paper along with a copies of the original handout and revised handout showing how you calculated readability analysis. One copy of the original handout and one copy of the revised handout (printed or scanned copies with handwritten markings is OK). To submit your files, choose the link titled, Readability Assignment, above. Use the “Browse My Computer” button in the Attach File area to attach your document. You may attach multiple documents in this manner. Be sure to complete your submission by choosing the “Submit” button at the bottom of the screen. DUE 11/4/16