Proofreading Power Basics
What you'll learn
- Learn the basics of proofreading
- Correct common proofreading errors
- Use exercises to practice proofreading skills
- Build proofreading confidence
- Take the "Grammar Essentials" course
- Intermediate American grammar skills
- Intermediate writing skills
Proofreading Power Basics is a well-regarded online class that offers practical application with hands-on exercises and quizzes to master the fundamentals of proofreading. This is an introduction to proofreading fundamentals for people with keen grammar and writing skills who want an extra skill challenge, particularly teachers, practicing freelance writers or editors who want to expand their services.
Proofreading is a highly marketable skill that makes for a great side-hustle or second income. As more people write a variety of content across numerous industries, opportunities abound for professionals with above average language skills to bankroll their knack for words into a profitable home-based business.
Now more than ever before, the stage is set for good writers, editors, proofreaders and teachers to sharpen their skills and promote their services. The field of freelance proofreading is wide open with potential clients everywhere. For the curious and the determined, this online proofreading course answers the questions, "What is proofreading," and “What do proofreaders do?” From defining the job of proofreader to setting up a freelance proofreading business, this proofreading course clearly outlines what it takes to become an effective proofreader.
Before You Enroll: You must at least have intermediate grammar skills to successfully complete this course. You must already be a pretty good writer in order to catch mistakes.
Please note, this class will not qualify you to launch a proofreading business, or certify you as a proofreader. Your certificate simply means that you have completed all of the lessons.
NO JOB LEADS! Taking this class will NOT guarantee any kind of full-time or part-time employment. No job leads or client leads are provided.
GRAMMAR NOTE: This class is taught by an American English instructor who focuses on American grammar, American spelling, and American usage rules, not UK English; (there are differences in spelling and usage).
Who this course is for:
- Workplace professionals
- Freelance writers & editors
- Bloggers & content creators
- Teachers, K-12 & College level
Ashan R. Hampton has worked as an English instructor in higher education for several years and is very proficient in writing, editing and instruction. Recently, Ashan completed course work for doctoral candidacy in the Leadership for Higher Education program at Capella University with a 4.0 GPA.
With her doctoral studies on hold, Ashan has found success in online education. She produces and teaches her own writing and grammar courses for global audiences. She is the owner and principal editor of Onyx Online Education & Training, which specializes in helping students and professionals produce error-free documents.
Ashan is also a published author and the creator of the "Proofreading Power" online classes, Proofreading Power Skills & Drills workbook, and the book Start Your Proofreading Side-Hustle: Maximize Your Writing Skills available on Lulu, Amazon and other popular booksellers. Visit her website for complete details at arhampton(dot)com.