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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: $453.81* (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 2018
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet 10 Sep 2018-08 Dec 2018
Winter 2019
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet** 14 Jan 2019-23 Feb 2019
Spring/Summer 2019
Enrolment for Spring/Summer 2019 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.
Classroom Delivery Option
Wednesday6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.08 May 2019 - 19 Jun 2019

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