Presenter: Christa Bedwin
Length: 1 hour
Member price: $42
Non-member price: $70
From marketing to safety documentation and huge reports, the science of readability can help deliver messages directly to readers more effectively. This seminar presents examples using what is known about how to make English easier to read, including font types, sentence formation, the format of words on the page, and more. Seminar attendees will leave this session with a few new tricks up their sleeves.
Christa has been an international science editor and writer for 20 years. She has written 3 textbooks for consultants and contributed chapters to Editing Canadian English and Editorial Niches. She has freelance experience with educational and trade publishers, industry, government, and academia. She worked in-house with global consulting company Golder Associates on international engineering and environmental projects. She has taught technical writing seminars in three countries, helped to develop international writing standards, and edited for scientific and engineering writers around the globe.