Essential Editing

    EX 1111 is offered this summer:

Devel­op fun­da­men­tal edit­ing skills for a range of fields with a focus on the edi­tor’s bread and but­ter:” sub­stan­tive and copy edit­ing. Learn the the­o­ry and get prac­ti­cal, hands-on train­ing. Ensure cor­rect and con­sis­tent punc­tu­a­tion, gram­mar, word usage, and spelling, and improve the writ­ing so it’s clear and con­cise. We will explore the edit­ing process, the author-edi­tor rela­tion­ship, the read­ers’ needs, and the busi­ness of editing.


Jun 22, 2021Jul 27, 2021


6:30 pm – 9:30 pm MT






Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Jim Morrow

Your Instructor

Jim MorrowID: jim-morrow

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at for pre­ferred pricing.
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This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Currently counts towards

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

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