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Professional Editing I  

This course introduces you to the fundamentals of copyediting as applied to technical communications. Learn the role of the editor, the publishing cycles for print and online documents, the levels of editing, the elements of editorial style, and the function of style manuals and project style sheets. Using the “Track Changes” feature in Microsoft Word, edit text for consistency and conciseness and write effective comments and queries for authors. Recommended Prerequisite: Business Grammar Review.

Bring a USB flash drive (minimum 2 GB) to class.

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Professional Editing I
Item: F9802 Stacy Smith
Arr ONL   Room: ONL
Sessions: 1 Arr Address: Internet - Online , WA
10/6/2014 - 11/10/2014 Fee: $299.00
This online, instructor-moderated class begins October 6 and ends on November 10. (Equivalent to 15 classroom hours.) Recommended textbooks: "The Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications, 3rd ed." With Exercises and Answer Keys, and "The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed."

To register by phone, call Registration Services at 425-564-2263.




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