Easy-to-Read Health and Wellness Material for Consumers: recognizing it, finding it, writing it, rewriting it
Description This workshop will help you to critique, rewrite and create materials that get your health and wellness information across quickly and clearly. We`ll review the disconnect between information providers and information seekers, the process of educating adults, the success of "plain language" initiatives and the importance of text, type, graphics, space and layout. In this workshop you will also be provided brochure examples, SMOG and REALM tests, a webliography and links to other training.Bring some pieces you use or some information you need to be written in an easy-to-read manner.During the workshop you will edit or develop a piece of your own so you`ll have new awareness, new skills, a new product and access to further resources. Clear health communication is the goal, regardless of medium. This class is free and open to the public.
Date: Friday March 9, 2007
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Tompkins-McCaw Library - 2-012 MCV Campus
Speaker: Beth Wescott, Network Access Coordinator, NN/LM SE/A
Register Now: http://www.pubinfo.vcu.edu/training/it/course_detail.asp?ID=4329