Are you interested in copyediting?

Great for experienced proofreaders & writers looking to expand their services, or for general personal & professional development.

Are you interested in copyediting? Is it like proofreading? What do copyeditors do? Well, if any of these questions have crossed your mind, this class is for you! Practically speaking, the job of the copyeditor is much more detailed and specialized than a proofreader. However, it helps to have a basic knowledge of proofreading, because all of those skills transfer to copyediting.

"Copyediting Basics 101 PRO" is informational and practical. Before spending resources pursuing copyediting for freelance or full-time employment opportunities, this class will help you decide whether or not this skill and profession is a good fit for you. By the end of this course, you will have a complete understanding of the duties, workflow and skill requirements for copyediting, and whether or not this is a viable career option for you.

What's Inside

Business professionals or employees taking this class for training purposes have pre-determined days of access to complete the course and receive certificates, in accordance with group enrollment procedures. The instructor retains all copyright ownership for all of the materials presented in this course. Any resources not directly written by the instructor are duly noted and properly cited. Students are expected to abide by fair use laws when printing course materials. No part of this course may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the author.

  • Video Lessons
    Lecture Slides
    Quizzes

  • 3-day, 24/7 Access

  • Certificate of Completion

  • Easy Payment via PayPal or Stripe (which also includes Alipay, Bancontact, EPS, WeChat Pay, giropay, iDEAL, Multibanco, SOFORT, and P24).

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Getting Started

    • Welcome to Class!

    • Video: Viewing the Lessons

    • Video: Downloading Materials

  • 2

    Copyediting Introduction

    • Video: Copyediting vs. copy editing

    • Slides: Copyediting vs. copy editing

    • Quiz: Grammar Warmup

  • 3

    Proofreading vs. Copyediting

    • Video: Proofreading vs. Copyediting

    • Slides: Proofreading vs. Copyediting

    • Handout: Proofreading vs. Copyediting

  • 4

    Job of the Copyeditor

    • Video: Job of the Copyeditor

    • Slides: Job of the Copyeditor

    • Text: Real-life Example

  • 5

    The Copyeditor Toolkit

    • Video: The Copyeditor Toolkit

    • Slides: The Copyeditor Toolkit

    • DQ: Assignment

  • 6

    Style Guides

    • Video: Using Style Guides

    • Slides: Using Style Guides

    • Quiz: AP Style Practice

  • 7

    Grammar Essentials

    • Video: Copyeditor Grammar

    • Slides: Copyeditor Grammar

    • Quiz: Grammar Practice

  • 8

    Before You Finish

    • Grammar Books

    • Proofreading Books

    • Student Writing Books

    • Course Review

FAQs

  • Why is there a time limit on enrollment?

    Instead of a few hours in a one-day workshop, webinar or tutoring session, our self-paced online classes are built to deliver high quality training in a short amount of time for busy professionals.

  • Why are there no refunds?

    All enrollments are final. No refunds. Our courses have taken copious amounts of time, soul energy and personal finances to build. We are confident that all of our courses deliver the exact instruction you need to improve your writing skills. Please take our low-cost introductory class, "Grammar Essentials Jump-start" to get a good feel for the value you receive at such affordable prices. You will not be disappointed!

  • When will I receive my certificate?

    You will receive a certificate of completion within 24-48 hours after you have finished the class, not to exceed 7 days after finishing, depending on holidays and high class volumes.

Pricing per person

Business or group enrollments might require additional fees. Click the "Enroll Now" button to get started!