XCOM 1008

Technical Editing

Course Details

Institution:British Columbia Institute of Technology

Length of the program:6 weeks

This communication course familiarizes students with the role of professional editors in the contemporary workplace and introduces the principles, symbols and methods of copy-editing and substantive editing. Students will spend a significant percentage of class time practicing their editing skills and fine tuning their understanding of grammar and mechanics. The course will help to prepare students for a typical competency test required by many employers for professional writing positions.

Programs and courses are subject to change without notice.