Featured Article: The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication now features full-length articles, such as "Language and Power" by Sik Hung Ng and Fei Deng. Image: Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.
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After a successful free period during development, the ORE of Communication is now available via subscription. With over 300 articles available, the ORE provides in-depth overviews of the major areas of research and will continue to grow with the field over time. Read more about the project or learn how to subscribe.
"Knowledge and comprehension are essential components of an individual’s understanding of a health text. Whether reading a health pamphlet or watching a health campaign in the form of a public service announcement (PSA), or watching edutainment programming, individuals gain knowledge about the health topic being discussed. Knowledge, however, can only be retained if the individual can also comprehend the text or video...." —By Ashley Kennard, Courtney Anderegg, and David Ewoldsen