ERIC Number: ED382984
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Implementing Plain Language: A Manager's Guide.
Ontario Dept. of Education, Toronto.
Drawn from the experience of various ministries and departments in governments across Canada, this guide is meant to be a practical guide in implementing plain language for managers in the Ontario (Canada) government. The guide describes how to use plain language in planning, writing, designing, and editing forms and documents, and how to set up and manage plain language projects. Sections of the guide are: (1) What Plain Language Can Do for Your Ministry; (2) What Is Plain Language?; (3) Barriers to Implementing Plain Language; (4) Organizing the Plain Language Project (including audience analysis, matching needs, document design, testing, revisions, and evaluation); (5) Managing Your Resources; (6) Long-Range Planning for Plain Language; and (7) For More Information. Appendixes present a sample plain language project outline and a sample plain language training plan. (RS)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Ontario Dept. of Education, Toronto.
Identifiers: Canada; Plain Language; Technical Communication