Fundamentals of Grammar and Editing


This is an advanced course to assist the learner in the use of appropriate grammar and word choice. Learners will practice advanced tricks of the trade used by editors.

Course content includes:

  • Review use of commas, punctuation, and editing for meaning
  • Use of “only,” affect and effect, which and that
  • Use of consistency and repetition in sentence and paragraph structure.

+ Features

This course features several focuses for practical use. This includes a focus on development and presentation of technical writing, including self-assessment documents, community risk assessment – standards of cover, policies and procedures, and written correspondence.

+ Notes

Group Training

For more information on available discounts for customized group training opportunities for groups of 10 or more from the same organization, please contact Program Manager Sarah Harper at swalz@gmu.edu

+ Designed For

 This course is designed for all levels of a contemporary fire department, from fire fighter through chief fire officers.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Fundamentals of Grammar and Editing
Online, self paced
Feb 20, 2023 to Feb 24, 2023
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $450.00
  • McKinley Green
  • Nupoor Ranade
Section Notes
Course Registration Deadline: 2/13/2023
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