Tips for Proof-Reading and Editing

The video presentation for this session takes you through 5 key tips to remember when editing and proof-reading your work. Some additional tools, including editing and proofreading checklists and a model outlining the 5 tips discussed in the video, are available for download in the Resources section as well as weblinks to connect you with other resources on proof-reading and editing work before submission.

Resources

Below are three documents you can download which outline the 5 tips for editing and proofreading highlighted in the video presentation in addition to two downloadable checklists to use when proof-reading and editing essays and research reports.

Griffith University – How to Write a Report - https://www.griffith.edu.au/library/study/writing-your-assignment/how-to-write-a-report

University of Western Sydney – Finishing and Submitting - https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/studysmart/home/assignment_help/finishing_and_submitting

University of New South Wales – Editing Checklist - https://student.unsw.edu.au/editing-checklist

Curtin University – Editing and Proof-reading - http://studyskills.curtin.edu.au/essays/step-7-edit-and-proof-read/

Monash University – Editing and Proof-reading your Work - https://www.monash.edu/rlo/research-writing-assignments/writing/editing-and-proofreading/editing-and-proofreading

Monash University – Editing and Proof-reading your Work: Grammar Checklist

https://www.monash.edu/rlo/research-writing-assignments/writing/editing-and-proofreading/editing-and-proofreading-checklist

La Trobe University – Process of Writing – Reviewing and Editing - http://latrobe.libguides.com/writing/writing-at-university