This course gives students an overview of copyediting processes involved in preparing a manuscript of work for editorial review or publication. Appropriate for writers of all genres and those seeking to develop professional skills in copyediting, students learn best practices for completing a document review, including common grammar rules, copyediting notation, and reading like a copyeditor.
Course OutlineLearn copyediting best practices as you develop skills in this area critical to writing, editing, and publishing
Course OutlineLearn common rules of grammar and style
Practice reading like a copyeditor to identify errors and opportunities
Incorporate standard copyediting notation into your work
Develop core skills necessary to work successfully in copyediting and publishing
Course may be taken to satisfy an elective in either the Fiction or Creative Nonfiction Certificate.
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Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Study Abroad at UCLA Program : Required