Copyediting

 


Description

This workshop provides strategies for students to improve their writing and the writing of others at the sentence level, including editing for consistency, clarity and correctness, as well as readability and accessibility. In addition to these strategies, participants will also gain a refresher on commonly misedited grammar and punctuation issues.

 


Outcomes

In this workshop, participants will learn to:

  • Understand the differences and key tasks involved in substantive or comprehensive editing, copyediting and proofreading
  • Better implement effective editing processes that allow not just for better mechanics, but also more readable, clear and effective texts overall
  • Identify common errors and issues in grammar, punctuation and clarity at the sentence level
  • Utilize strategies for better error correction and proofreading

 

To schedule a workshop or for more information, please contact [email protected] or complete the GW Workplace Writing Inquiry Form.