If you work at a postsecondary institution, your job probably involves a lot of information. You might feel overwhelmed sometimes with all the emails and documents you have to read.
You probably also have to produce a lot of writing. Colleagues, students, and the general public should all be able to read and understand the writing you produce.
It can be frustrating trying to read a document that is not clearly written, or that uses a lot of jargon or legalese. Have you ever found yourself rereading sentences or paragraphs, trying to understand what the writer meant? Or maybe you have put off or just avoided reading a document because it seemed too complicated.
This handbook will show you how to make your writing easier to understand, even when you are writing about complex topics. It will give you tips on how to make your sentences clearer and show you how to organize your documents so they are more effective for the reader.