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Seminars: They're Worth the Investment
When was the last time you invested in your career? Whether we work freelance or in-house, continuing professional development helps us all become better editors. Having recent workshops and seminars on your CV shows employers that you're committed to continuous learning. It also gives you a chance to meet people who are at different stages of their careers, which creates new learning opportunities for everyone, and builds your network of contacts.
Have a look at our line-up of seminars. Consider learning more about a type of editing that's outside of your normal responsibilities, or brush up on something you already know. You're worth the investment!
Editors Ottawa–Gatineau has built its reputation as a trusted source of quality training: its instructors are seasoned editors and writers whose workshops engage participants through discussion and hands-on exercises and equip them with invaluable communication skills.
Our teaching advantage is smaller groups that interact with the instructor and other participants to enhance the learning experience and share information.
Doin' it Right: Correct Grammar and Punctuation – Thursday, September 21
Substantive Editing – Monday, October 16
Writing and Editing for the Web – Wednesday, November 8
Creating a House Style Guide: A Simple Tool for Producing Better Documents Faster – Thursday, November 30
Stylistic Editing – Tuesday, December 12
Copy Editing II: Judgment Calls and Added Value – Thursday, January 11
Starting a Freelance Career – Saturday, February 24 (AM) CANCELLED
Social Media Marketing – Saturday, February 24 (PM) CANCELLED
Practical Proofreading – Thursday, March 15
Eight-Step Editing – Tuesday, April 10
Additional seminars in French are offered by our colleagues at Editors Quebec-Atlantic.