Learn Editing and Proofreading for Business Writers: Part 1 Online

This class is a must for every business professional.

Know the quality standards required of all business correspondence.  Make sure that every document you create meets expectations for business professionals.

Learn professional techniques used to spot and correct errors.

Every document that you write should contain complete sentences and proper punctuation.  Many readers are attuned to spotting errors.  Unfortunately, errors can distract the reader from the actual content of the document.  This course will help you create documents that convey your thoughts without unnecessary distractions.

This course will teach you:

  • How to construct complete sentences
  • Punctuate clauses, phrases, and appositives
  • How to correctly use quotation marks, dashes, parentheses, colons, and semicolons
  • To avoid confusing common look-alike and sound-alike words

When conveying information to the reader, you want to be sure that they infer exactly what you mean.  There are many words that frequently cause confusion.  Learn which words these are and how to avoid the likelihood of your reader making that mistake.

Create and proof your own document and learn to:

  • Locate and correct surface errors in a variety of documents of differing lengths
  • Identify and correct sentence fragments
  • Identify and correct word confusions in your documents

Learn to:

  • Correct punctuation in simple, compound, and complex sentences
  • Correct punctuation in common phrases and clauses

Prerequisites

Students should be familiar with browsing the internet, uploading files and using their operating system.

Requirements

No special software or equipment is required for this course.



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You can register for an online class for up to 10 days after the start date.

Classes start every four weeks.
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