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2020 Spring/Fall Dates
We are opening many of our courses to a flexible, start when you want, option. Register now for the courses you want.Titles are registration links. Fees: from $225CAD - $250USD
Open C1: Plain Language Basics
Open C2: Audience Awareness
Open C3: Plain Language Writing and Editing
C4: Clear Design Practices, Flora Gordon,
Open C5: Testing and Evaluating
Open C6: Plain Language Project
Open: Creating Clear E-content,
Kate Harrison Whiteside
May 4: Editing for Plainer Legal Writing,
Nicole Watson Campbell
Aug 26: Plain Language 2.0 and Health Literacy, Romina Marazzato Sparano.
Live session planned. USD
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