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Proofreading at the Computer, 10-Hour Series

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ISBN-10: 0538973579

ISBN-13: 9780538973571

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Barbara Norstrom, Mary Cole

List price: $36.95
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By learning a simple method of proofreading used by professional proofreaders that you can apply to any document, PROOFREADING AT THE COMPUTER gives you the proofreading skills needed to produce documents that are error-free. You will learn to proofread comparatively and get tips for checking documents with numbers, while also brushing up your knowledge of grammar and mechanics and learning how to get the most out of your word processor's spelling and grammar checkers. While in many organizations, documents are proofread by one individual and then passed to one or more others for additional checks, this book teaches you to proofread in teams. And because more and more messages are sent by…    
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 3/25/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Proofread for Keyboarding Errors
Correct as You Key
Proofread Sentences
Proofread a Paragraph
Proofread a Newspaper Story
Proofread an Invitation
Proofread a Memo
Comparative Proofreading
Compare and Correct Paragraphs
Compare a Flyer to a Proof Copy
Check a Flyer Against a Calendar
Proofread a News Release Against a Marked-Up Copy
Check a Memo Against a Phone List
Proofread Numbers
Check a Check Register
Check Invoices Against a Price List
Check a Monthly Report Against Receipts
Compare a Registration List to Cards
Compare a Report to Expense Slips
Check ZIP Codes
Use The Spell Checker
Spelling-Checker Stumpers
Spell-Check a Paragraph
Check Spelling in a Letter
Spell-Check and Proofread a Report
Spell-Check and Proofread Newsletter Articles
Get Help with Confusing Words
Proofread a Legal Decision
Proofread an E-Mail
Team Proofreading
Proofread Foreign Terms in a Team
Revise a List and Proofread in a Team
Proofread a Manual File in a Team
Proofread a Newspaper Advertisement in a Team
Proofread Web Page Copy in a Team
Key Web Page Copy and Proofread in a Team
Proofread a Scanned Document in a Team
Use te Grammar Checker
Proofread for Run-ons and Sentence Fragments
Proofread for Parallel Sentence Parts
Proofread for Subject-Verb Agreement
Proofread for Pronoun Case
Proofread for Plurals
Proofread for Possessives
Proofread Sentences for Grammar and Style Errors
Check Grammar in a Memo
Proofread a Report
Check Grammar in an Intranet Posting
Check Grammar in a Report
Get Grammar and Style Help Online
Make the Pnctuation Ceck
Proofread for Commas and End Punctuation
Proofread for Colons and Semicolons
Proofread for Apostrophes and Quotation Marks
Proofread for All Punctuation Marks
Check Paragraphs for Punctuation Errors
Apply Six Basic Punctuation Rules
Proofread an E-Mail for Punctuation Errors
Proofread a Letter for Punctuation Errors
Proofread a memo for Punctuation Errors
Proofread a Report for Punctuation Errors
Proofread for Mchanical Erors
Find Capitalization and Italics Errors
Find Abbreviation, Italics, and Number Errors
Proofread a Resume
Proofread a Flyer
Proofread an Intranet Posting
Proofread a Letter for Usage Errors
Proofread a News Release
Proofread a Tri-Fold Brochure
Proofread for Consistency
Proofread Sentences
Proofread Paragraphs
Proofread a Memo
Proofread Board Minutes
Proofread Merged Letters
Proofread a Newsletter
Format Common Documents
Check Letter and Memo Parts
Proofread a Business Letter for Formatting Errors
Proofread a Personal Letter for Formatting Errors
Create a Memo Template and Memo
Proofread and Format a Two-Page Letter
Compose a Personal Letter
Create a Fax Cover Sheet
Format and Proofread a Report
Simulation: Around-the-World Travel Club
Index