This module covers

  • The proofreader's role in academic work
  • Avoiding plagiarism
  • Commenting
  • Terminology
  • Quotations
  • Grammatical person use
  • Active and passive voices
  • Proofreading undergraduate, postgraduate and journal work
  • Working with LaTeX
  • FAQs from proofreaders and our answers
πŸ’‘ It is useful for:
  • People wanting to work as a proofreader for academic work
  • People who are nervous about plagiarism when proofreading academic work
  • People wanting to understand how to proofread LaTeX documents

πŸ•‘ Estimated time: 3–4 hours

  • $399
  • 50 Hours15 Modules + Full Assessment

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Additional Info

Everything you need to know to start proofreading professionally, from correcting errors in spelling, grammar, and punctuation to dealing with different writing and referencing styles, and working with Microsoft Word.

This course also includes

Proofreading And Editing

Find out why and how editing and proofreading have traditionally been treated as two separate tasks, and how they often merge in digital work.

The Basics of Microsoft Word

If you're a bit rusty with computing, this module will oil you up! Take a whistlestop tour through all the tools of Microsoft Word you'll need to get started with proofreading.

Common Spelling Mistakes

Finally, you can nail the difference between 'there', 'they're' and 'their' and much more besides!