Chinook Learning Services - Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Proofreading Perfected

Course Description

Mistakes always reflect on the writer! Using a proven method, learn how to spot unnecessary errors quickly before they are released for all to see. Throughout this course the focus will be on the introduction of the use of scanning skills and scanning patterns to enable you to dramatically improve your proofreading skills. By learning this technique you will become a valuable asset to your team and organization.

Participant Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Proofread using specific techniques
  • Catch more errors in daily communication
  • Increase accuracy of memos, email, letters, reports and documents
  • Increase the speed of finding errors

Course Content

This one day workshop consists of:

  • Pre-test
  • Introduction of scanning patterns and proofreading system
  • Video exercises (lots)
  • Proofreading practice
  • Class participation and discussion
  • Final review and questions
  • Post-test

The pre-testing and post-testing allows you to see a substantial difference in your proofreading accuracy and efficiency.

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