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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CDPB 310</span>

CDPB 310 Proofreading for Books, Journals, and Reports


Certificate Credit
Communication & Design Program Area


Prerequisite(s): CDPB 102
Duration: 19.5 Hours
Fee: $419.62* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)
Available through Distance Education


This course will present the knowledge and skills needed for the proofreading of typeset material, with additional attention to proofreading electronically published texts. It will be of interest to those involved in the editorial process, layout, and management of the production process. Subjects will include principles and vocabulary of typography and layout; tools and reference materials; copy-to-copy and 'cold' proofreading methods; editorial responsibilities; evaluation of typesetting practice, including word breaks, spacing, and balance; proofreading of illustrations, figures, tables, and maps; preliminary pages, headers and footers, folios, and documentation; colour checking; second and subsequent proofs; printers' proofs; and on-screen proofreading methods.

Note: Students with experience in copy editing may be admitted by permission of the coordinators.

**This course will run during the Winter break.

Distance Course Outline (subject to change)

Fall 2016
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet 12 Sep 2016-10 Dec 2016
Winter 2017
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet** 16 Jan 2017-25 Feb 2017
Spring/Summer 2017
Enrolment for Spring/Summer 2017 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.Due to Congress 2017 taking place on campus, there will be no undergraduate, graduate, or Chang School on campus classes from Saturday, May 27 to Friday, June 2, 2017. Distance Education courses will not be affected. There are a few other exceptions that will run through Congress week. Please visit Congress 2017 – Chang School Exceptions page for more information and for the complete list of Chang School exceptions..
Classroom Delivery Option
Wednesday6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.03 May 2017 - 21 Jun 2017

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