Essential Editing

    EX 1111 is offered this winter:

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.


Feb 3, 2022Mar 31, 2022




6:00 pm – 8:00 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

Your Instructor

Roula SalamID: roula-salam

Roula Salam has been with the English Language School since 2012, developing curricula and teaching a variety of courses to undergraduate and graduate students. Roula has mentored and provided feedback to student teachers of ESL at the U of A, as well as provided intercultural training workshops for summer cohorts and visiting professors. She is currently the president of the Association of Translators and Interpreters of Alberta, and a regulated immigration consultant (RCIC).

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, the Canada Training Benefit, and the Skilled Immigrant Micro-Loan.
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    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until February 3, 2022. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts. Refunds, withdrawals & transfers policies
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:

Applicants intending to enrol in a program are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to lock in their course requirements since they are prone 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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