This intensive introductory online course is designed to familiarize students with the major elements of copy editing and their applications to news and feature stories of varying length. Instruction emphasizes identifying strengths and weaknesses in articles before publication, as well as copy editing symbols, style, readability, fairness, balance, accuracy, headlines, cutlines, good taste, libel, and invasion of privacy. For technical requirements click here.
Elective course toward Certificates in Journalism
Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised.
January 12 - March 9