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To thrive as a copy editor you must practice judicious and defensible editing. In this course you will be continually challenged to maintain the author’s voice and meaning while correcting subjective errors that result in convoluted writing. You will tear apart and rebuild sentences, build a case for why your revision is the best one, and practice communicating with the author and editor through sensitive and appropriate queries. You will get additional practice with style sheets and electronic editing, delve deeper into Chicago, and continue to explore varying editorial practices.

Copyediting I, II, III and Grammar Lab are offered every quarter. Please check the Enrollment Available Online date on the Extension Calendar to find out the next date that classes will publish to the web.

Note: Prerequisites for enrollment: Successful completion of Copyediting I (WCWP-40236). You may enroll in a future section of Copyediting II while currently finishing the Copyediting I course. Passing grades will be verified in prerequisites before the quarter begins.

Course Number: WCWP-40237
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Copyediting

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