Writing Concisely Workshop

This workshop covers strategies to reduce wordy writing and to write more concisely and clearly.

Goals and Objectives

  • Gain an understanding of what wordy writing looks like and why it should be avoided
  • Learn strategies and tips for writing more concisely and clearly
  • Practice identifying wordy writing and writing concisely
Additional Documents

Need Proof Of Completion?

Please watch the video below. If you need proof of completion for course credit, be sure to complete the Google Forms quiz as directed in the video. You will receive a copy of your responses immediately. Your responses can be shared with your instructor as proof of completion.

Workshop Video

Workshop Resources

0:00 Intro

0:13 Overview

0:43 Problems of Wordy Writing

2:11 Ways Wordy Writing Creeps In

2:51 Strategies for Writing Concisely

6:19 Putting It All Together

8:27 Applying to Your Own Writing

9:39 Closing

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Workshop Quiz