WRI365Y5 • Editing: Principles and Practice


Examines theory and practice of editing in a professional communications environment. The course will consider principles of editing and the editorial process as it applies to various forms of writing, from daily news, to magazines, books, web pages and blogs. Study will include examination of the building blocks of an editor's skills - grammar, spelling, syntax, punctuation - and the means employed by an editor working with a writer to achieve clarity, accuracy and immediate comprehension.

Distribution Requirement
Social Science
Total Instructional Hours
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area
Communication, Culture, Information and Technology