1. Editing Fundamentals
Working with documents on paper and/or on screen, students will
2. Editing for Standards of Grammar and Usage
3. Editing and Production
The course will use a combination of lecture, discussion, individual work, and group work, with an emphasis on hands-on editing of documents.
Students are expected to be self-motivated and to demonstrate professionalism, which includes active participation, good attendance, punctuality, effective collaboration, ability to meet deadlines, presentation skills, and accurate self-evaluation.
Evaluation will be based on this general format:
|Short editing assignments||20%|
|Major copy-editing assignment||20%|
|Major proofreading assignment||25%|
|Professionalism/participation (as defined above)||10%|
Students who successfully complete this course will
Texts will include
Acceptance into the Post-Degree Diploma in Professional Communication
or a minimum of 45 credit hours including a university-transfer course in English, Communications, or Creative Writing with a grade of B or higher
or permission of the Professional Communication program coordinator
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||No credit||2014/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU CMNS 3XXX (3) or TRU JOUR 3XXX (3)||2014/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||No credit||2014/09/01 to -|