Editing, Proofreading, Revising

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Have students review the sections of the handbook on editing and proofreading. Use this to open a discussion about the differences between editing, proofreading, and revising. How are they different? Are they all necessary? Which do they tend to do in their own writing?
About the Author
Barclay Barrios is an Associate Professor of English and Director of Writing Programs at Florida Atlantic University, where he teaches freshman composition and graduate courses in composition methodology and theory, rhetorics of the world wide web, and composing digital identities. He was Director of Instructional Technology at Rutgers University and currently serves on the board of Pedagogy. Barrios is a frequent presenter at professional conferences, and the author of Emerging.