TCOM 409. EDITING IN TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION. 5 Credits.
Pre-requisites: ENGL 459.
This course develops the principles and practices of technical editing. Students will learn how to copy, edit and proofread a variety of technical and professional documents, using standard symbols and conventions. Students will also learn to use style sheets to track emendations and they will gain an understanding of the responsibilities of an editor to make texts effective and usable.