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Course Description

This course explores advanced copy-editing concepts, with a special emphasis on stylistic (line) editing. It's designed for students who have completed Copy and Stylistic Editing I, and for editors who want to enhance their skills. Topics include understanding the differences between copy and stylistic editing; respecting the author's voice; adjusting language and reading level to suit the intended audience; editing figures and tables; and learning to clarify meaning, improve readability, and polish prose.

Notes

This course is fully online and asynchronous, meaning you typically will not have to be online at specific times. You will engage in course-related activities through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email. Your course learning will be based on weekly module content and activities that you can go through independently. Note: there are still deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.

Your instructor may also include occasional scheduled sessions for Q&As and other discussion activities, using web conferencing tools such as Zoom and Google Meet. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.

Requisites

Prerequisite: CDPB 102

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Course Sections
Class Number
5457
Type
LEC
Dates
Sep 13, 2021 to Dec 17, 2021
Delivery Options
Online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $878.48 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
5444
Type
LEC
Dates
Jan 17, 2022 to Apr 23, 2022
Delivery Options
Online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $878.48 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
1129
Type
LEC
Dates
May 02, 2022 to Jul 29, 2022
Delivery Options
Online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $878.48 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information