Writing for the Web

Course Description
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Course Type: 

How do we read on the web? Do we read on the web at all?

In this two hour session we will examine writing techniques to make your website easily readable and scannable. We will identify effective headings, page titles and trigger words. Finally, we will simplify complex writing, explaining how shortening sentences makes a website more readable.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Identify and provide examples of scannable text
  • Define "trigger words" and their significance to scannable websites
  • Simplify complex writing
Target Audience: 
Everyone
Prerequisites: 
Attendees should have familiarity with Web browsers and the Internet. Basic HTML experience is preferred.
Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements: 
  • Approximately one hour of homework will be required each day.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.
Session Duration: 
This course consists of one 2-hour session.
Continuing Education Credit
Contact Hours: 
2
Fees
Amigos Member Early Bird Fee: 
$70.00
Amigos Member Fee: 
$95.00
Non-member Early Bird Fee: 
$105.00
Non-member Fee: 
$130.00
Scheduled Dates