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Plain Language Basics

Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Description: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST: GSA's Central Office
http://www.howto.gov/training/classes/plain-language-basics

This seminar will provide an update on plain writing principles and the law. If you write for customers and the public—press releases, emails, articles, newsletters, etc.—this seminar will allow you to:

  • Discuss plain writing principles
  • Learn strategies and tactics for making content plain
  • See before-and-after examples
  • Hear how the Plain Writing Act of 2010 affects government agencies
  • Find where to get additional plain language training and resources
  • Learn about the federal plain language community

What You'll Learn:

  • How to prepare your agency to comply with the Plain Writing Act of 2010
  • Know what plain language means
  • The impact of the Plain Writing Act of 2010

Speaker: Katherine Spivey

Free - Gov employees only

Directions to GSA's Central Office: http://www.howto.gov/training/about/directions-gsa-central-office