Some colleges start to translate dense jargon into plain language

By Andy Johnston The Hechinger Report, WSB Radio — University administrators and officials across the country continue to produce instructions and forms — from handbooks and guides to syllabuses, websites and policies about everything from academic honesty to sexual harassment — that are puzzles of almost comically complex words and phrases. “Universities have been slow to realize the importance of plain language,” said Deborah Bosley, a former professor at the University of Read more […]