“In today’s media-saturated world, accessibility is everything. People need to be able to access the knowledge and the insights that you’re sharing. ” – Katie Trauth Taylor, PhD
Our Wordsmith Q&A Series is here to answer your most pressing writing questions, including how you can improve writing skills and why they matter. In the fourth segment of our Wordsmith Q&A, we explain exactly how Wordsmith prioritizes accessibility and diversifies content to accommodate a variety of learning styles, regardless of what kind of learner you are! Wordsmith is our signature online, self-paced business writing course that gives you the skills you need to become a confident communicator at work and beyond. To start learning how to write for impact, tune in for the whole Wordsmith Q&A series.
Dr. Katie Trauth Taylor is owner and CEO of Untold Content, where she guides a robust team of writers on a mission to impact the world through words. As a writing consultant, Katie provides professional writing services and training programs to organizations and individuals committed to accelerating their thought leadership.
Question Four: Is Wordsmith accessible and user-friendly?
Katie Trauth Taylor: In today’s media-saturated world, accessibility is everything. People need to be able to access the knowledge and the insights that you’re sharing. We designed Wordsmith not only to cover the topics of writing more inclusively and writing for accessibility, but we also designed the course with accessibility in mind. So every lesson is delivered as a video file, an audio file, a slide deck and a transcript. So if you’re more of a note taker, you can use the transcripts to follow along, if you’re more of a person who’s on the go and you love podcasts, you can listen to the audio files. If you’re studious, and you like to sort of visually see the lessons brought to life, you can check out the video lesson. Designing the course in this way helped us ensure that it’s accessible and also super implementable and usable to people with different learning styles.