WRITING X 451.4
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Enhance existing copyediting skills in this course focused on building professional-level skills and practices.
What you can learn.
- Learn best practices for completing a document review
- Employ common copyediting notation while mastering rules of grammar and style
- Review documents and collaborate in teams to complete assignments and projects
- Learn to use the tools of professional copyeditors
About this course:
This course provides extensive copyediting practice. 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. The course relies on The Chicago Manual of Style and involves the use of various in-house/client-created style guides. Students should expect rigorous reading assignments and some team-based communications with strict adherence to deadlines. Completion of Copyediting I prior to enrollment in Copyediting II is highly recommended. Students are expected to have functional competency in using Track Changes in Word prior to the course.
WRITING X 451.1 Copyediting I, or departmental approval.