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Editing and Proofreading Series

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Complete all three courses for your Editing and Proofreading series Notice of Completion.

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Series Overview

The Editing and Proofreading Series provides students with the opportunity to develop fundamental editing and proofreading skills for a range of fields spanning traditional and multimedia web-based applications.

Learn the basics of substantive and copy editing, correct and consistent punctuation, grammar, word usage, spelling, proofreading marks, comparing copies, the errors to look for when proofreading, the differences between proofreading and editing, and developing and critiquing narrative for multimedia projects.

Series at a Glance


3 courses offered.

Location & Format

Daytime, evening, and weekend courses held in downtown Edmonton.

Series Structure

Complete all three 
for your Editing and Proofreading series Notice of Completion.


Participants in our courses come from all walks of life, with one thing in common: they want to improve their writing skills, whether it is for work, their novel or magazine article, or their studies.

Program Plan

Courses are scheduled over daytime, evening, and weekend classes, and schedules may vary by term. 

Once all three courses have been successfully completed, an official University of Alberta Notice of Completion will be issued.

Writing and Editing in the Digital World (EXSM 3990) can be used for credit towards the Social Media Marketing and Communications citation.

Qualifications & Admission

There are no prerequisites or entrance requirements to take the courses within the series. Prior knowledge of content area, however, is recommended. Courses may be completed individually or within the series.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition is paid on a course-by-course basis as you register for each course.
  • This program is eligible for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant.

Courses Offered

Courses can be taken individually or completed together.  Register online or by phone at 780-492-3116 (toll-free 1-800-808-4784). You may also register by mail, fax, or in person.

Classes are held at Enterprise Square, downtown Edmonton, Alberta.


    Talk to us for additional details: call the Writing and Editing Program Office at 780-492-1185 or send us an  email.


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