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Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENGL 108 Technical Editing

5 credits
Editorial skills needing for revising scientific/ technical writing and visual content by checking grammar, sentence structure, clarity and style (for writing) and layout, structure and design (for visual content).

Prerequisites: ENGL 099 .

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful  completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Edit hard copy for grammar, sentence structure, clarity and style
  • Edit online content for layout, structure, design and simplicity
  • Understand the particular audience a document is created for and shape the content accordingly
  • Compile information from existing documents, synthesize it, and incorporate straightforward changes
  • Use good judgment, especially under supervision
  • In general, put scientific and technical information into terms that can be understood by people who need to use it