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Continuing Education for Natural Resource Professionals

Workshop Agenda for:

Plain & Simple! Document Writing

Date:

TBD - 2016

Host:

TBD

Place:

TBD

Workshop Home | General Agenda

 


General Agenda

This agenda is under development. Presented here are the current "thoughts".
Note: Specific agendas are sent to registered participants as details are finalized.
Tuesday:
8:00 am
Expectations & Goals for the Day

Review the Workshop

  • what is going to be accomplished during the workshop
  • different perspectives on writing - the audience and the purpose

As always, there will be housekeeping (bathrooms, breaks, etc.)

Talk, Write, Talk & Write

Talk: Stream Lining Your Writing; Examples of Good Science Writing; Sage Advice - keep it short...using big words doesn't make you more intelligent. It just takes longer to read what you wrote.
Blocking your writing
Write: Editing exercises.
Talk: Group discussions and one-on-one with Instructor.

Wrap Up 5:00 pm

Dinner - On Your Own
Group dinning will be facilitated, if desired

Wednesday:

8:00 am
Expectations & Goals for the Day

Talk, Write, Talk & Write

Talk: Stream Lining Your Writing continued.
Write: Editing exercises; Edit samples from fellow participants
Talk: Group discussions and one-on-one with Instructor

Wrap Up 5:00 pm

Dinner - On Your Own
Group dinning will be facilitated, if desired

Thursday:

8:00 am
Expectations & Goals for the Day

Talk, Write, Talk & Write

Talk: Writing NEPA documents -- lessons learned; 1 through 12 of the sentence
Write: Edit samples from fellow participants.
Talk: Conferencing with Instructor in small groups and one-on-one

Wrap Up 5:00 pm

Dinner or Travel home - On Your Own
Group dinning will be facilitated, if desired





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Forest Service Continuing Education for Natural Resource Professionals
Author: Shelly Witt, National Continuing Education Coordinator,
WFW staff
Email: switt01@fs.fed.us
Phone: 435-881-4203
Publish_date:2/24/98
Expires: none

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