Worried about jargon?

There’s a fine line between using the right technical or academic terms in your writing and delivering prose that is so riddled with jargon as to be utterly incomprehensible.

If you’re worried you might have crossed the line there are some great jargon checkers around – such as this one from Instructional Solutions.

Also worth checking that you haven’t accidentally used someone else’s words – however perfect they are! Online plagiarism detectors include grammarly, bibme and quetext