One of the most common forms of providing PLE is written material. Examples range from book marks, one page fact sheets, to pamphlets, booklets, how-to-manuals, periodicals, infographics, posters, wallet cards, press releases and announcements.
Regardless of the format, the most important aspect of developing print resources is to know the intended audience and the use they will make of them. The section of this website on Needs Assessment may be helpful in choosing an appropriate way to understand the many dimensions of this challenge.
Written materials need to follow the basic principles of writing in plain language and make use of effective design.