WRITING X 451.4
Enhance existing copyediting skills in this course focused on building professional-level skills and practices.
Starting at $695.00
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 will involve 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 will be expected to have functional competency in using Track Changes in Word prior to the course.
Winter 2021 Schedule
These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Jeanne De Vita
Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.
No refunds after January 27, 2021
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: The Best Punctuation Book, Period: A Comprehensive Guide for Every Writer, Editor, Student, and Businessperson by June Casagrande
©2014 Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
(Optional) Book: The Chicago Manual of Style
University of Chicago Press