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Description

Maximize professionalism and quality by honing your editing and proofreading skills.

Outline

Are you responsible for writing that thousands of people will see? Or that just one incredibly important reader will see? Has lifting your writing's impact and eliminating errors become critically important? This course will ensure you can meet those needs.

You will build beyond the routine editing and proofreading approaches you may have learned in other courses. You will create a flexible toolkit you can rely on to make the excellence in your writing stand out, impressing any internal or external competition. Most importantly, readers will find your writing consistently appealing, professional, and persuasive.

Following this course you will be able to:

  • Know and effectively use the differences between editing and proofreading
  • Edit documents in customized sweeps
  • Develop a tailored proofreading approach that works given your varied writing responsibilities
  • Update your knowledge of punctuation guidelines
  • Review the chief differences comparing MLA, Chicago, AP, APA, and Gregg Reference
  • Assess where your strengths and areas for improvements are

 

CANCELLATIONS are subject to a ten-percent processing fee if received 5 or fewer working days before the program start. REFUNDS are not granted if you cancel on or after the first day of the program. Notice may be emailed to ccapsreg@umn.edu or faxed to (612) 624-5359.

To register for all courses at once and receive a 10% discount, click on the Business Writing Certificate link below.

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Section Title
Advanced Editing and Proofreading Strategies
Type
Online
Days
W, Th
Time
12:00PM to 3:00PM
Dates
Nov 04, 2020 to Nov 05, 2020
Campus
Online
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $420.00
University of Minnesota Employee non-credit $210.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Details
Contact: 612-625-2900 - ccapsreg@umn.edu
Section Title
Advanced Editing and Proofreading Strategies
Type
Classroom
Days
F
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Mar 19, 2021
Campus
Twin Cities
Building
Continuing Education & Conference Center
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $420.00
University of Minnesota Employee non-credit $210.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Details
Contact: 612-625-2900 - ccapsreg@umn.edu
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