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    • 1. Write Great Web Content: Plain Language in Action Session 2: May 26, 2011
    • 2. Course topics for Session 2
      • Part 1: Review topics and homework from Session 1
      • Part 2: Write content that is appropriate for intended users
      • Part 3: In-course assignment: Write a bite , a snack, and a meal
      • Part 4: Discuss in-course assignment
      • Part 5: Session 2 wrap-up
      • Part 6: Session 2 homework – writing assignment and reading assignment
    • 3. Course topics for Session 2
      • Part 1: Review topics and homework from Session 1
      • Part 2: Write content that is appropriate for intended users
      • Part 3: In-course assignment: Write a bite , a snack, and a meal
      • Part 4: Discuss in-course assignment
      • Part 5: Session 2 wrap-up
      • Part 6: Session 2 homework – writing assignment and reading assignment
    • 4. Part 1: Review topics and homework from Session 1
      • Session 1 topics:
      • What is plain language?
      • How to write task-oriented web content
      • Session 1 reading homework:
      • Chapter 2, “People! People! People!”
      • Session 1 writing homework:
      • Rewrite a task page at your own site or use HHS’s “How to Request Information” page
    • 5. Course topics for Session 2
      • Part 1: Review topics and homework from Session 1
      • Part 2: Write content that is appropriate for intended users
      • Part 3: In-course assignment: Write a bite , a snack, and a meal
      • Part 4: Discuss in-course assignment
      • Part 5: Session 2 wrap-up
      • Part 6: Session 2 homework – writing assignment and reading assignment
    • 6. Part 2: Write content that is appropriate for intended users
      • Discuss:
      • Who are your intended users? (Describe by role, group, or title)
      • How do they differ from each other?
      • How is writing content for them challenging?
      • How have you tailored your content to meet your users’ needs?
    • 7. Case study in writing content that’s appropriate for intended users
    • 8. Five guidelines for writing content that’s appropriate for intended users
      • Match the content’s technical complexity to the users’ level.
      • Help users find the content that’s targeted to them.
      • Link to glossary, illustration, screenshot, demo, list of abbreviations, etc.
      • Be the intended users’ advocate when discussing content with your SMEs.
      • Write a bite , a snack , and a meal .
    • 9. Case study: Content for the general public
    • 10. Case study: Content for health departments
    • 11. Case study: Content for healthcare professionals
    • 12. Match the content’s technical complexity to the users’ level
    • 13. Help users find the content that’s targeted to them
    • 14. Help users find the content that’s targeted to them
    • 15. Link to glossary, illustration, screenshot, demo, list of abbreviations, etc.
      • Discuss: Find five ways EIA provides content appropriate for a range of users
    • 16. Be the intended users’ advocate when discussing content with your SMEs
    • 17. Write a bite , a snack , and a meal
      • Meal
      • Snack
      • Bite
      How much content does the web writer provide? How content-hungry is the reader?
    • 18. Sample bites , snacks , and meals
    • 19. Sample bites , snacks , and meals
    • 20. Sample bites , snacks , and meals
    • 21. These bites and snacks need work
    • 22. These bites and snacks need work
    • 23. Course topics for Session 2
      • Part 1: Review topics and homework from Session 1
      • Part 2: Write content that is appropriate for intended users
      • Part 3: In-course assignment: Write a bite , a snack, and a meal
      • Part 4: Discuss in-course assignment
      • Part 5: Session 2 wrap-up
      • Part 6: Session 2 homework – writing assignment and reading assignment
    • 24. Part 3: In-course assignment: Write a bite , and a snack for this meal
    • 25. Course topics for Session 2
      • Part 1: Review topics and homework from Session 1
      • Part 2: Write content that is appropriate for intended users
      • Part 3: In-course assignment: Write a bite , a snack, and a meal
      • Part 4: Discuss in-course assignment
      • Part 5: Session 2 wrap-up
      • Part 6: Session 2 homework – writing assignment and reading assignment
    • 26. Course topics for Session 2
      • Part 1: Review topics and homework from Session 1
      • Part 2: Write content that is appropriate for intended users
      • Part 3: In-course assignment: Write a bite , a snack, and a meal
      • Part 4: Discuss in-course assignment
      • Part 5: Session 2 wrap-up
      • Part 6: Session 2 homework – writing assignment and reading assignment
    • 27. Part 5: Session 2 wrap-up
      • Questions?
      • Web pages to look at again?
      • Review the five guidelines for writing content that’s appropriate for intended users?
      • Review the bite , snack , and meal approach?
    • 28. Course topics for Session 2
      • Part 1: Review topics and homework from Session 1
      • Part 2: Write content that is appropriate for intended users
      • Part 3: In-course assignment: Write a bite , a snack, and a meal
      • Part 4: Discuss in-course assignment
      • Part 5: Session 2 wrap-up
      • Part 6: Session 2 homework – writing assignment and reading assignment
    • 29. Part 6: Writing and reading homework for Session 2
      • By Tuesday, May 31:
      • Rewrite a task page
      • Read
      • Chapter 6, “Focusing on Your Essential Messages”
    • 30. Resource
    • 31. Evaluation