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About This Course

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who wants to improve their writing, editing, and proofreading skills

What you’ll learn: 

  • Deep editing and proofreading
  • Content edit
  • Structure edit
  • Presentation edit
  • IT skills
  • Career related tips

Requirements: 

  • No prior knowledge is required to take this course

This IAOTH, UK Accredited editing and proofreading course will help the learners improve their skills in business writing, technical writing, creative writing, copywriting, email writing, content writing, blogging, report writing, communication skills, and punctuation etc. This course will be helpful for everyone who ever writes or types.

This concise course is designed, keeping in mind that you may not have any prior knowledge about editing and proofreading, and you really want to learn about it, despite your busy schedule. So, we have tried to avoid jargon as much as possible and simplified concepts and terminology for you.

It is also helpful for a wide range of professionals including but not limited to content writers, journalists, researchers, scholars, consultants, healthcare professionals, creative writers etc.

This course includes a wide range of topics e.g. In-depth editing/deep editing, steps involved in editing, proofreading strategies, understanding the context and scope of the piece, breaking up individual points, making sense of individual points, deleting irrelevant points, eliminating rambling, eliminating repetition, verifying the “facts”, removing contradicting statements, finding and adding missing points, choosing the angle, creating categories, creating a narrative structure, ordering points within sections, creating narrative “turns”, making the piece read well, clearing up the clutter, arranging paragraphs, creating a jazzy intro, creating a snazzy ending, making the narrative more evocative, correctly introducing every person and entity, referencing, checking the spelling, grammar, and punctuation, replacing jargons with simple words, matching the title, fixing inconsistencies, IT skills, useful editing and proofreading software and websites, best practices, marketing etc.

Our Promise to You

By the end of this course, you will have learned editing and proofreading. 

30 Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, simply contact us and we’ll give you a full refund. No questions asked.

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Course Curriculum

1h 24m

Section 1 - Introduction
Course Manual 00:00:00
Introduction To The Course 00:00:00
Introduction To Editing And Proofreading 00:00:00
In-Depth Editing Or Deep Editing 00:00:00
Steps Involved In Editing 00:00:00
Proofreading Strategies 00:00:00
Section 2 - Content Edit
Understanding The Context And Scope Of Piece 00:00:00
Breaking Up Individual Points 00:00:00
Making Sense Of Individual Points 00:00:00
Deleting Irrelevant Points 00:00:00
Eliminating Rambling 00:00:00
Eliminating Repetition 00:00:00
Verifying The “Facts” 00:00:00
Removing Contradicting Statements 00:00:00
Finding And Adding Missing Points 00:00:00
Section 3 - Structure Edit
Choosing The Angle 00:00:00
Creating Categories 00:00:00
Creating A Narrative Structure 00:00:00
Ordering Points Within Sections 00:00:00
Creating Narrative Turns 00:00:00
Making The Piece Read Well 00:00:00
Clearing Up The Clutter 00:00:00
Arranging Paragraphs 00:00:00
Creating A Jazzy Intro 00:00:00
Creating A Snazzy Ending 00:00:00
Making The Narrative More Evocative 00:00:00
Correctly Introducing Every Person And Entity 00:00:00
Referencing 00:00:00
Section 4 - IT Skills
Checking The Spelling, Grammar, And Punctuation 00:00:00
Replacing Jargons With Simple Words 00:00:00
Matching The Title 00:00:00
Fixing Inconsistencies 00:00:00
Addressing Trip-Ups 00:00:00
Section 5 - IT Skills
Tracking Changes 00:00:00
Useful Editing And Proofreading Software And Websites 00:00:00
Section 6 - Choosing Editing And Proofreading As Career
Proofreading Best Practices 00:00:00
Finding Clients 00:00:00
Marketing Yourself 00:00:00

Course Reviews

4

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  1. Anonymous
    Joseph-Louis Legault January 11, 2022 at 07:24 AM

    Well structured course

    4

    While being well structured and good slides, the course also provides downloadable PDF to save and print. You can go back and follow the printed hard copy as a reference guide.

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