About the Author

Melinda Worfolk is an English instructor in the Academic Upgrading Program at the College of New Caledonia, on the unceded traditional territory of the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation.

Over the last two decades at CNC, Melinda has taught ESL, university transfer English, women’s studies, and English upgrading. She has also been involved in various community literacy projects through her work as co-chair of the Prince George Literacy Advisory Committee.

She has a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of British Columbia, as well as a Master of Arts in Gender Studies from the University of Northern British Columbia.

One of Melinda’s goals as an educator is to improve inclusivity, transparency, and accessibility in postsecondary settings. She believes plain language initiatives are one way to do this.

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Figure 1. Melinda Worfolk


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