Author:
Eileen Cusick
Subject:
Communication, English Language Arts, Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Reading, Syllabus
Level:
Community College / Lower Division
Provider:
Springfield Technical Community College
Tags:
  • Communication
  • Communications
  • Communications and Editing
  • Computer Literacy
  • Editing
  • English
  • Mass CC ELA
  • Proofreading
  • Video
  • computer-literacy
  • mass-cc-ela
  • proofreading
  • License:
    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Downloadable docs, Text/HTML, Video

    Communications and Editing 1

    Overview

    Syllabus and materials for the first half of a course that prepares students to produce professional written business communications. In addition to improving information literacy, computer literacy, and English grammar skills, students will improve abilities that are essential in the workplace. Includes links to OER readings, videos, and activities.

    Common Problems, Errors, Proofreader Marks, Sharing Documents, MS Word Options

    Common Grammar Usage Problems

    MS Word Options, Proofing Options

    Example of Poorly Proofed Presentation

    Web 2.0 Tools to Save and Share Resources

    Resources

     

    Keyboarding Errors; MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access; Google Applications and Gmail

    Proofreading and Editing on the Computer

    Teamwork Proofreading Challenges

    Revising and Editing

     

    Business Writing Principles, Proofreading and Editing on the Computer, Career-Specific Resources

    Business Letter Wording

    Selecting the Best Words, Subject-Verb Agreement

    Subject-Verb Agreement

    Review

    Putting It All Together - Completely Edit a Workplace Project

    • Continuation of project from Section 14

    Homework Assignments