a. Read the article from UNC about editing and proofreading. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
b. Watch this video from Urbana Fuls: Why Proofreading Matters (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
c. Read the PowerPoints about editing, revision, and proofreading.
Then you will write three paragraphs: 1. Paragraph one summarizes the assignment; this describes the main points of the article/videos/powerpoints.2. Paragraph two compares and contrasts how the topic is discussed and explained in the different media formats.
- How does audience and purpose affect the creation of the video, for example?
- Look at the fonts and styles used in the powerpoints.
- Examine the language of the article.
- Which media did you find most effective and why?
3. Paragraph three is your response: what you learned, how it could influence your writing.