Want to flex your copyediting muscles? Whether you edit your own or others’ material, this intensive workshop will put you through the paces. Learn to spot and correct high-level errors—the ones that make it past editors and proofreaders and into print. Discover the trickiest mistakes in grammar, punctuation, and usage. Examine real-life editing problems in a variety of genres, learn the most up-to-date ways of addressing them, and run through a series of challenging editing exercises. Bring in any copyediting puzzles you’ve encountered on the job.
This course can be applied to the UBC Certificate in Professional Communication.
The format of this course is in-class.