ENC 1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Proofreading, List Of Fables Characters

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School
Department
Course
Professor
Revisions(and(Proofreading(are(used(interchangeably
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Revisions(looks(at(big(things
Global(issues
Good(thesis?
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Points(in(logical(order?
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All(points(belong(together?
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Is(your(paper(convincing?
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Does(your(argument(make(sense?
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Does(the(intro(introduce(the(topic?
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Does(the(conclusion(conclude(the(paper?
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Proofreading(looks(at(small(things
Grammar
Punctuation
Word(choice
Spelling
Format
Citations
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Which(one(first?
Revise(before(you(proof(read
Why?
Efficiency
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Revision(is(a(part(of(the(writing(process
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No(point(proofreading(unless(the(paper(is(done
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How(do(I(revise?
Strategies:
Take(a(break
Write(first(draft,(set(it(aside.
Get(your(mind(off(of(it(and(look(at(it(with(fresh(eyes
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Read(paragraphs(in(pairs
Make(sure(they(connect
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Mark(which(bits(come(from(which(point(in(your(thesis
Color(coding…
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Get(someone(else(to(read(it
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Proofreading(is(hard
We(see(what(we(want(to(see
Strategies
Take(a(break
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Read(it(aloud
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Read(into(a(tape(recorder,(LISTEN
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Slow(down
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Read(backwards(sentence(by(sentence
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Read(backwards(word(by(word
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Point(as(you(read
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Create(an(editing(checklist(of(common(mistakes
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Read(through(several(times(looking(for(different(things(each(time
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Print(a(draft(to(mark(up
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Use(spell(check(and(grammar(check(software
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Know(what(your(professor(values
Prof.(short(only(focuses(on(big(things
Content(will(always(have(more(weight
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Revision(and(Proofreading
Wednesday,( July(19,(2017
10:28(AM
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