Thu Feb 20 - Thu Mar 27 6 Weeks
Class Meeting Times
|Feb 20 - Mar 27||Thu||18:30 - 21:30||DTC Rm. 270|
This communication course familiarizes students with the role of professional editors in the contemporary workplace and introduces the principles, symbols and methods of copyediting and substantive editing. Students will spend a significant percentage of class time practicing their editing skills and fine tuning their understanding of grammar and mechanics. The course will help to prepare students for a typical competency test required by many employers for professional writing positions. NOTE: Students do not need to submit transcripts for entrance to this course. BUT, in the case of formal or informal grade appeals or reviews they will be asked to show proof of their English requirements. Students who wish to confirm their English level are strongly advised to take COMM 0015.
Students must have one of the following: 1) English 12 "C+" or equivalent (refer to www.bcit.ca/admission/upgrading/englishproficiency.shtml); or 2) COMM 0015 score of 70 or better.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
COMM 1008 is offered as a part of the following programs:
The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.
No information on books is currently available for Fall 2013 offerings of this course.
Books for Winter 2014 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.
If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.
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