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Skills Workshops: Editing and proofreading essays or reports

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Editing and proofreading essays or reports

About this workshop

As well as being able to write professionally in an academic style, it is important to be able to edit and proofread what you have written. Trying to check and improve your work can be difficult sometimes as you may not spot obvious mistakes. This workshop will show you how to improve your assignments by developing your editing and proofreading skills. 

Workshop requirements: Students are encouraged to bring with them a short extract of their writing (no more than 1000 words)

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

  • Understand the key aspects of editing and proofreading
  • Pick up tips on how to proofread and check your own work
  • This master class will also provide an opportunity to edit and proofread a piece of work

Who is this workshop for?

This workshop is ideal for students at any level of study who would like to improve their editing and proofreading skills.

This workshop is run by a Library Skills Adviser with the support of trained student Skills Leaders. 


Register for this workshop

To book your place on this workshop, click on one of the dates below for the booking form

14:15 - 15:45, Tuesday, March 1, 2016

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