Course Syllabus

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Course Description and Prerequisites | Course ObjectivesTime Expectation | Course Requisite Technical Skills | Textbooks and Materials | Course Grading | Course Policies | Student Rights & Responsibilities | Overview of Assignments | Taking Proctored AssessmentsYour Email Account | Student ResourcesAccommodation Policy and Statements | NOVA Online Policies and Procedures | Course Summary (Assignment Schedule and Critical Dates)


Course Title:  ENG 205 - Technical Editing (3 Credits)

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Course Description and Prerequisites

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Course Objectives

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Time Expectation

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Course Requisite Technical Skills

In order to succeed in this online course, you must be comfortable working with technology. At a minimum, you must possess the following technical skills:

  • Ability to use the Internet in an effective and efficient manner, including installation and management of browser plug-ins and add-ons.
  • Basic knowledge about the operation of a computer, file management, and software installation.
  • Working knowledge of the Canvas learning management system.
  • Ability to proficiently search the web for information
  • Ability to download and print information from websites
  • Ability to download, view, and/or print PDF files

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Textbooks and Materials

The required textbook for this course is:

Technical Editing, Fifth Edition, Carolyn D Rude, Angela Eaton. Published by Pearson.  ISBN: 9780205786718. 

In addition the the textbook, other resources are provided in this course for free. The following provides the citations for all non-textbook materials found in the course:  Assignment Link Citations.

Acquiring Textbooks and Course Materials

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Course Grading

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Course Policies

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All completed assignments will be graded no later than seven days after the due date, and sooner when possible.

 

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Incomplete Policy: INSTRUCTORS will add any additional specifics about their incomplete policy here 

The incomplete grade is used for verifiable unavoidable reasons. If you have made significant progress in your course, your end date is near, and you have reasons that can be documented as unavoidable, you may request a grade of Incomplete. To request a grade of Incomplete for this course, you must:

  • Have satisfactorily completed [VCCS policy specifies it must be more than 60%]  of the assignments.
  • Explain your extenuating circumstances to me in writing.
  • Provide a plan for completing the remaining assignments in writing. All work must be completed by the end of the subsequent semester.
  • The time you have to complete the course must be agreed upon with your instructor, but will be no more than one additional semester.

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Student Rights & Responsibilities

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Overview of Assignments

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Taking Proctored Assessments

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Your Email Account

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Student Resources

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Accommodation Policy and Statements

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NOVA Online Policies and Procedures

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Course Summary:

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