Develops skills necessary for editing, transcribing, and writing memos, letters and email. Emphasis: punctuation, capitalization, spelling, grammar, and word use. Recommended: Placement into WR 121, keyboard by touch. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).


Distance Education: Web Course Information

CRN 42346

From the Instructor:
Welcome to OS 220 Business Editing.

This class is intended to help you improve your communication skills using Standard English for careers and to avoid noticeable errors by studying the correct and effective use of the following:

  • Sentence structure
  • Grammar
  • Punctuation
  • Spelling
  • Word choice
  • Vocabulary
  • Pronunciation
  • Proofreading, proofreading, and proofreading

This class meets entirely online. We do not have campus meetings.

Required texts:

English for Careers: Business, Professional, and Technical with MyWritingLab, 11th Edition by Leila R. Smith and Roberta Moore, ISBN 9780133572438.

If you purchase a used book without the MyWritingLab, you may purchase the MyWriting Lab access code at the PCC book store or online at MyWritingLab access and the textbook are required in this class.

Recommended Prerequisites:

Qualify for WR 121, keyboard by touch, and completion of a beginning word processing class.


If you do not possess the above prerequisite skills, you will have a VERY DIFFICULT time successfully completing this class. I strongly suggest that you first attain the above skills before enrolling in this course.

You must log in to our class website and complete an Academic Integrity Statement by Wednesday of the first week, or you may be dropped from the class.

This course will be using Desire2Learn to deliver online courses. To log in to your course, go to the Desire2Learn link located on the left side of the MyPCC page.

Web Technical Requirements:
Please be sure to read the Technical Requirements for this delivery mode.
Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities in taking Web based distance learning classes please visit the Office for Students with Disabilities website.
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  CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
WEB » 42346 - 22-Sep-2014 thru 13-Dec-2014
Instructor: Verna D Reardon
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
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