Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog 
    Apr 09, 2020  
Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL 258 - Techniques of Proofreading and Editing

For students in or preparing for careers that require them to proofread or edit material written by others. Emphasis is placed on the fundamental concepts of proofreading and editing, including copy marking, levels of editing, and procedures. PREREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in ENGL 101  and ENGL 110 , or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly EN 125.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Use techniques to find errors in documents.
  • Correct errors in documents.
  • Use different approaches to edit a document depending on the document, the deadline, and the writer’s interests.
  • Work successfully with writers.
  • Identify different levels of edit and determine which is appropriate.

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