Please note: this course has Prerequisites
|Dates:||November 4 - December 2, 2017|
|Meets:||Sa from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, 4 sessions|
|Location:||UT Arlington TBA |
|Instructor:||Debra Atkinson |
|Fee:|| $349.00 |
|Textbook:||No book required.
Note: Last class is 9:00am-12:00pm.
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This course focuses on how to edit different types of technical documents for clarity, consistency, cohesiveness, and correctness. You learn to identify and correctly use specialized vocabulary and how to employ editing tools such as proofreader's marks, style sheets, style guides, and standard editorial reference material. You also understand how to distinguish and correct common problems such as inconsistency, ambiguity, and incorrect punctuation. The course requires frequent editing assignments. It assumes proficiency in English and a working knowledge of English grammar.