The word ‘proofreading’ means different things to different people. This module is designed to help you understand just what it means for four sectors; book and journal publishers, other organisations who may not be publishers but who have information or messages to share, independent authors and students.
e-Learning Modules are optimised for desktop and laptop devices and not tablets and smartphones. You will need a PDF reader to view some of the materials for this module.
At the end of this module you will:
What is Proofreading? is organised in two sections. The first section covers the purpose of proofreading and essential techniques and good practice. The second section comprises a practical exercise that is accompanied by a model answer and commentary. This gives you your first chance to try out your understanding and to gauge if you have an aptitude for the work.
This e-Learning Module was developed with the support of the Unwin Charitable Trust.
Five to seven hours with eight months access to the module.
PTC e-Learning Modules are concentrated, online courses that focus on specialist topics relevant to an editor's working life. They are designed to build on a foundation of existing skills and experience.
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