Writing for the Web. Presented By Sara Lleverino & Georgia Ferguson. Why is Web Writing Different?. Visitors are in a hurry Visitors come with a task in mind Text is harder to read on a screen. 5-Second Rule. What are the following pages about?. What was the content?.
Sara Lleverino & Georgia Ferguson
The admissions office will ___________ your application and will ____________ you if you are required to take a placement exam __________ to signing up for classes. A placement exam is a _________ test to ___________ your knowledge and skills in certain ___________. It's our way of making sure you don't end up taking __________ you don't need.
The admissions office will process your application and will notify you if you are required to take a placement exam prior to signing up for classes. A placement exam is a simple test to gauge your knowledge and skills in certain subjects. It’s our way of making sure you don’t end up taking classes you don’t need.
Weber State is a(n) ______________ university. You must submit your high school ___________ or equivalent documentation to be considered for ___________. ACT/SAT scores are not required, but will help determine your ________________ in Math and English ________________.
Weber State is an open-admission university. You must submit your high school transcript or equivalent documentation to be considered for enrollment. ACT/SAT scores are not required, but will help determine your placement in math and English courses.
What makes a good keyword?
Headings That Work
Headings That Don’t Work
I don’t need all this. How do I find just the part I need today?
Giant block of text to wade through
Do the visitors really care about this? Probably not.
This should be obvious
Should this be home page content? (80/20 rule)
Accreditation info layered onto another page
“If people aren’t talking about you, they’re not talking about you for a reason. And the reason isn’t that they dislike you. They’re not talking about you because you’re boring.” ~ Seth Godin
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With more than 215 undergraduate majors—the largest and most comprehensive offering in the state—and an increasing number of master’s programs, Weber probably has the degree you want. There’s even a way to design your own program of study. For a list of available programs of study, click here.
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Rewrite the provided text.
If you would include information that you don’t have available, just make a note of what you would add (or make it up for this exercise)
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for the writing exercise
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