JOUR 1142: Basics of Copy Editing

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Course Format Lecture 1.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 1.0 h
Credits 1.5

Course Description

Readers judge writing as much by its attention to details as by its grand phrases or sweeping narratives. Students in this course will learn how to ensure that their writing adheres to accepted style conventions in Canada. They will also learn how to ensure that their grammar, spelling and punctuation enhances their writing and bolsters their credibility.

Students will receive credit for only one of JOUR 1140 and 1142.

Registration in this course is restricted to students admitted to the Diploma or Certificate in Journalism.

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