Following on from Introduction to Editorial Skills: Copy-Editing and Proofreading, this intermediate-level course takes print and digital copy-editing and proofreading knowledge to the next level, instilling confidence in dealing with the trickiest of editorial challenges.
Anyone who already has some publishing experience, knowledge of proofreading and copy-editing, or has completed the introductory course, will find this an invaluable way to develop their skills further. Building on the basics, the course offers guidance on more technical editorial tasks, such as working with tables, illustrations, references and bibliographies.
Revised and updated in 2021, Progress in Editorial Skills: Copy-editing and Proofreading has been converted into a virtual classroom format. The three tutors are all well-respected editors in the industry, with a wealth of experience.
Who is it for?
Anyone who already has some experience of working in book or journal publishing and wishes to build on their existing copy-editing and proofreading skills, including editors, project editors, production editors and managing editors.
This course will be of particular help to those who have already completed Introduction to Editorial Skills: Copy-Editing and Proofreading.
What will you achieve?
After completing this course you will be able to:
CIEP members: This course earns 4 upgrade points for attendance.
The course promotes active learning through a blended approach of self-study and three online group sessions. An introductory pack will be sent to delegates before the course.
You will learn through a range of short and longer exercises, on-screen and offline, completed independently or in small groups. These will be complemented by group discussion and expert guidance and feedback from our highly experienced PTC tutors.
Is Progress in Editorial Skills the right course for me?
If you can answer ‘yes’ to these questions, you are ready for Progress in Editorial Skills. If not, we recommend you consider Introduction to Editorial Skills first.
Those not working in book or journal publishing might find Editorial Skills for All more suitable.
If you want to gain more in-depth knowledge and experience of PDF mark-up, take a look at Proofreading PDFs. Run by Sarah Sodhi (one of the tutors for Progress in Editorial Skills), you'll discover the full potential of Adobe Acrobat's mark-up tools and learn new tips to work more efficiently, save time and make your life easier.Terms & Conditions
Monday, 11 July 2022
Monday, 03 October 2022
Monday, 05 December 2022
Please note that the July session is scheduled to begin on a Monday with the next two sessions scheduled for the following Tuesday and Monday of the next week.
A number of discounts are available
You will need access to a computer or laptop with a camera and microphone and with Microsoft Word and either Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (which is free) or Adobe Acrobat Professional installed. Please check that you have the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader.
To join the course, you will need to activate a Zoom account. This takes two minutes and does not require any payment. It is purely for administrative purposes.
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