Learn to copy edit and proofread like a professional with this comprehensive Copyediting & Proofreading course. You’ll master the essentials of grammar, punctuation, and style, and learn how to identify and correct errors in written copy. By the end of the course, you’ll have the skills you need to launch a career as a copy editor or proofreader, or to improve the quality of your own writing.
In this course, you’ll venture beyond the surface of language, diving into the legal facets of copyediting and navigating the complexities of creating effective style sheets. Picture yourself acquiring the skills not just to correct, but to sculpt written communication with finesse. The modules unfurl like plot twists, revealing the secrets behind grammatical rules, sentence structures, and punctuation nuances. As you progress, you won’t merely consume information; you’ll craft and hone your editing prowess, a journey akin to a protagonist’s evolution in a literary saga.
This course isn’t just about learning; it’s a dynamic exploration that transcends the confines of conventional education. Whether you’re a budding wordsmith or an experienced scribe, the “Copyediting & Proofreading” course offers a narrative where each module is a stepping stone in your journey toward linguistic mastery. By the course’s end, you won’t just be a reader of words; you’ll be the author of refined, impactful communication, armed with the skills demanded by the ever-evolving realm of professional editing. Unleash your potential, and let words become your narrative tools on this thrilling linguistic adventure.
Execute primary copyediting procedures.
Demonstrate proficiency in proofreading workflows.
Acquire in-depth copyediting and proofreading skills.
Enhance your employability with legal knowledge.
Master the art of creating and utilizing style sheets.
Explore lucrative career opportunities in editing.
Gain insights into job acquisition and career progression.
Proficiency in English language.
Access to a computer with internet.
Basic understanding of written communication.
Module 01: Introduction to Copyediting
Introduction to Copyediting
Module 02: Primary Copyediting Procedures
Primary Copyediting Procedures
Module 03: Checking the Written Copy
Checking the Written Copy
Module 04: Resources Required for a Copyeditor
Resources Required for a Copyeditor
Module 05: Setting and Using a Style Sheet
Setting and Using a Style Sheet
Module 06: Legal Aspects of Copyediting
Legal Aspects of Copyediting
Module 07: Getting a Job and Career Progression
Getting a Job and Career Progression
Module 08: Introduction to Proofreading
Introduction to Proofreading
Module 09: The Workflow of a Proofreader
The Workflow of a Proofreader
Module 10: Proofreading Marks and Symbols
Proofreading Marks and Symbols
Module 11: What to Look For During Proofreading
What to Look For During Proofreading
Module 12: Basics of Grammar
Basics of Grammar
Module 13: Basics of Sentence
Basics of Sentence
Module 14: Structure of Sentence
Structure of Sentence
Module 15: Capitalisation and Punctuation Rules
Capitalisation and Punctuation Rules
Module 16: Spelling Rules
Module 17: Checking Commonly Confused Words
Checking Commonly Confused Words
Module 18: Professional Proofreading
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