BWC410 Editing Skills

Regular tuition $295.00

The Editing Skills course will teach you how to manage editing projects and rewrite to polish documents. You will learn how to
  • edit sentences to make them clear concise
  • develop paragraphs that are clearly organized
  • select vocabulary that is accurate and descriptive
  • edit for organization so you write documents that readers cannot misunderstand

Course Time

You will go through the course at your own pace, so you could complete it within a few weeks. However, you have up to four months to complete the course so you can fit the study time into your schedule. All lessons must be finished within the four-month period.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Prepare for Editing
Lesson 2: Edit to Give the Document Focus
Lesson 3: Edit to Give the Document Cohesiveness
Lesson 4: Edit the Introduction, Format, and Conclusion

Editing a Writing Sample 1

Lesson 5: Edit Paragraphs for Focus and Continuity
Lesson 6: Edit Paragraphs for Emphasis and Variety
Editing a Writing Sample 2

Lesson 7: Know the Basic Structure of a Sentence
Lesson 8: Build Meaningful Sentences
Lesson 9: Write Effective Sentences
Lesson 10: Add Sentence Variety
Lesson 11: Work with Problem Sentences
Editing a Writing Sample 3

Lesson 12: Write Concisely
Lesson 13: Use Precise Words
Lesson 14: Use Clear Words for Concepts
Editing a Writing Sample 4