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Do you want to increase your reading speed and comprehension or even turn your writing talents into a career?

The University of Georgia can help. We offer both in-person and online reading and writing courses, so explore the options below and pick one that piques your interest!


(Online, start anytime)
Explore the framework in which technical writing exists, the conventions it follows, and the essential elements all technical writing must have, and prepare for the Certified Professional Technical Communicator exam.

(Online, instructor-moderated)
Learn how to translate complex information into easily understood language. You'll explore technical writing conventions, interviewing skills, desktop publishing and formatting techniques, developing graphics and templates, and much more.

(Online, instructor-moderated)
Learn to read faster and with better comprehension by mastering the skills and techniques needed for lasting proficiency as a speed reader.

(Online, instructor-moderated)
The fundamentals of top-notch editing apply to both fiction and nonfiction. This copy editor course delves into all facets of editing, including grammar, punctuation, syntax, and business relationships with editors, authors and publishers.

(Online, instructor-moderated)
Develop the skills you need to excel at business communications. Learn to select strong and persuasive words, spell correctly, choose the right punctuation, craft clear sentences and paragraphs, and organize your material logically.

(Online, instructor-moderated)
Transform a book idea into a finished product. Explore new opportunities and markets for your work. Gain a better understanding of the needs of today's market. And get all the tools and resources you'll need to continue to grow as a writer for children.

(Online, instructor-moderated)
As videos soar in popularity, demand is also ramping up for great scripts—and for people who can write them. Make every moment of your screenplay count. Discover the secrets of story-telling and how to construct scenes that audiences won't be able to stop watching. Learn how to create believable characters and write dialogue that will bring them to life.

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Grant Writing courses, including a UGA online or classroom certificate program

Business Writing Certificate