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Do you want to throttle up your reading speed and comprehension?

Would you like to turn your writing talents into a professional asset — and perhaps a new career?

The University of Georgia can help. Check out these reading and writing courses, and pick one that piques your interest!

Classroom courses at UGA in Athens

This two-weekend program improves your reading speed, comprehension, concentration and retention. 

Online, start anytime courses

Learn the skills and concepts you need to advance as a professional technical writer, including writing styles, research methods, collaborative work and ethical issues.

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.

Learn to read faster and with better comprehension. In this course, you'll you master the skills and techniques you'll need for lasting proficiency as a speed reader.

The fundamentals of top-notch editing apply to both fiction and nonfiction. This copyeditor course delves into all facets of editing, including grammar, punctuation, syntax, and business relationships with editors, authors and publishers.

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.

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.

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.

Also see:
Grant Writing courses, including a UGA classroom certificate program