1. The proofreading symbols
2. Employment options and other types of proofreading: Publishing, Advertising, Financial, Medical
3. The law firm environment; what to expect
4. Proofreading terminology and jobs: Full Reads, Attorney's Revisions, Proofreader Corrections, Bookreads
5. Spelling words - legal, financial - and Grammar Review
6. Defined Terms
7. Proofreading exercises and Team Reading
8. Citations and the Blue Book
9. Blacklining; overview and exercises
At each step of the way the instructor corrects each student's material and gives one-on-one feedback.
Students take home 30 pages of homework (with answer keys) covering all of the above, review and practice, and return a few
days later for:
1. Homework Discussion
2. The different types of blacklining; discussion and exercises
3. In-depth discussion of defined terms
4. EDGAR - HTML and ASCII
5. We continue with an intensive team read exercise, bookreads, and then the final exam.
Again, at each step
of the way the instructor corrects each student's material and gives one-on-one feedback.
6. Exam discussion
7. Employment discussion; students receive comments on their resumes, a discussion of the list of 16 agencies and their tests,
tips on how to get proofreading jobs, as well as 40 more pages of take-home material.