3 Ways to Keep Your Writing Simple: The Use of Language as a Learning Science

Season 1 Episode 15

This episode explores 3 specific areas of writing that can be simplified in order to make learning experiences more easily accessible to all learners. We’ll explore word choice, syntax and cognitive load and the power of descriptive language in our writing.

Segment One: 
Word Choice: Why the word you choose matters

  1. Nouns: Anglo-Saxon vs. Latinate – Helpful resource
  2. Verbs: Use strong ones

Segment Two:

Syntax and Cognitive Load: Why putting words in the correct order matters

Segment Three:
Show, Don’t Tell: Why stories and descriptive examples matter – Helpful resource