Writing for the Web

Scheduled Dates

August 21, 2019 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm CDT (Register Now)

Course Description

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.

Course Type: 
Topic Area: 
Target Audience: 
Everyone
Prerequisites

Attendees should have familiarity with Web browsers and the Internet. Basic HTML experience is preferred.

Learning Objectives
  • Identify and provide examples of scannable text
  • Define "trigger words" and their significance to scannable websites
  • Simplify complex writing
Homework Expectations
  • Approximately one hour of homework will be required each day.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.
Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of one 2-hour session.
Contact Hours: 
2
Instructor
Megan Bryant - bryant@amigos.org
Fees
Amigos Member Early Bird Fee: 
$70.00
Amigos Member Fee: 
$95.00
Non-member Early Bird Fee: 
$130.00
Non-member Fee: 
$155.00