Continuing & Professional Education

Editing & Proofreading

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Editor
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Author and Writer
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Professional Occupation in Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations
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Supervisor, General Office and Administrative Support Workers
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Administrative Officer
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Other Manager in Public Administration
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The Edit­ing and Proof­read­ing Series pro­vides stu­dents with the oppor­tu­ni­ty to devel­op fun­da­men­tal edit­ing and proof­read­ing skills for a range of fields span­ning tra­di­tion­al and mul­ti­me­dia web-based applications.

Learn the basics of sub­stan­tive and copy edit­ing, cor­rect and con­sis­tent punc­tu­a­tion, gram­mar, word usage, spelling, proof­read­ing marks, com­par­ing copies, the errors to look for when proof­read­ing, the dif­fer­ences between proof­read­ing and edit­ing, and devel­op­ing and cri­tiquing nar­ra­tive for mul­ti­me­dia projects.

Cours­es are sched­uled over day­time, evening, and week­end class­es, and sched­ules may vary by term. 

Par­tic­i­pants in our cours­es come from all walks of life, with one thing in com­mon: they want to improve their writ­ing skills, whether it is for work, their nov­el or mag­a­zine arti­cle, or their stud­ies.

Dig­i­tal Sto­ry­telling (EXSM 3989) can be used for cred­it towards the Social Media Mar­ket­ing and Com­mu­ni­ca­tions citation.

                                                                                                                                               

Courses are scheduled over daytime, evening, and weekend classes.

No prerequisites or entrance requirements.

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Bursaries and funding opportunities
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Canada-Alberta Job Grant 

Available for businesses in all sectors across Alberta

Two-thirds of the training costs (up to 100% if hiring an unemployed Albertan)
any time
Canada Training Benefit 

Residents of Canada, 25-65 years old, who have $10,000-150,000 in earnings for work.

$250+
income tax return
Skilled Immigrant Micro-Loan 

Whether you intend to work in the same field you trained in outside of Canada, or you wish to apply your transferable skills to a new career, this low-interest loan helps you cover the cost of education and related living expenses.

Up to $15,000 loan
N/A
Alumni Professional Development Grant 

Any alumnus of the University of Alberta

75% of course fee
monthly deadline
HRDF 

Employed by the University of Alberta as Non-Academic Staff (NASA)

$750 annually
Dec / Mar / Jun / Sep

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