Essential Editing

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.
This course has no prerequisites

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

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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.

When will
this course be offered?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

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This course is not currently scheduled, but may be offered in an upcoming term.

New course schedules are announced each June and November.


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