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.
Instructor: Frances Peck
This course can be applied to the UBC Certificate in Professional Communication.
The format of this course is in-class.