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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: G9849 Peter Kelly
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM North Campus   Room: V2114
Sessions: 5 Th Address: 14673 NE 29th Place Bellevue, WA 98007
5/7/2015 - 6/4/2015 Fee: $299.00
Required 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.

Professional Editing I
Item: G9831 Stacy Smith
Arr ONL   Room: ONL
Sessions: 1 Arr Address: Internet - Online , WA
5/18/2015 - 6/12/2015 Fee: $299.00
This online, instructor-moderated class begins May 18 and ends on June 12. (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.


Please note that the North Campus Bookstore is indefinitely closed until further notice. If the class you are registering for lists a required textbook then you are responsible for ordering and purchasing it prior to the start of class through the Main Campus Bookstore or a retailer. 
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