Copyediting II


Enhance existing copyediting skills in this course focused on building professional-level skills and practices.

Starting at $720.00
As few as 10 weeks

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.

Fall 2023 Schedule

Date & Time
This section has no set meeting times.
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Instructor: Jeanne De Vita
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ENROLL BY: Oct 4, 2023
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Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

This online course is conducted through Canvas, a secure website that allows students to log in to access lectures, discussions, and other course materials on demand. There are no required class meetings. Each course is structured with weekly assignments and deadlines. Lectures and coursework are accessible throughout the week. Workshops are conducted in writing via discussion boards with your instructor and classmates.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 18, 2023
Course Requirements
(Optional) Book: The Chicago Manual of Style

Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

Contact Us

Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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