ACES In-Depth Editing Online Group Seminar (Fall 2020)

About this product

This four-week online group seminar is for experienced editors who are seeking to move their work to a new level. You’ll hone your skills and edit beyond style, grammar and punctuation. ACES members receive a $50 discount.


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Take your editing to the next level and become a valuable writing coach.

This in-depth editing seminar is for experienced editors who are seeking to move their work to a new level. You’ll hone your skills and edit strategically, going beyond editing for style, grammar and punctuation.

When you’re done, you will have expertise in substantive editing and know how to use critical thinking skills across multiple platforms and disciplines. You’ll also get coaching and feedback from the experts at the ACES: The Society for Editing.

Members of ACES get a $50 discount when they enroll. Contact ACES for your coupon code.


Live video sessions:

Mondays, Oct. 12, 19, 26 and Nov. 2 at 3 p.m. Eastern

*If you’re unable to attend a live session, there will be a recording available.

Course learning outcomes

  1. Improve content organization and structure
  2. Edit for different audiences, disciplines and platforms
  3. Apply critical thinking skills to evaluate content
  4. Coach and collaborate with writers
  5. Use all forms of display type across multiple platforms
  6. Use templates and create style sheets in editing

Who should take this course

Editors who want to expand their skills and develop the ability to edit in a variety of disciplines and platforms.

Communications professionals or writers who want to become better self-editors or develop expertise in editing.

Editors seeking to augment their skills or earn a credential.



Teresa Schmedding

Former president of ACES: The Society for Editing


Sue Burzynski Bullard

Former board member of ACES: The Society for Editing

About online group seminars

In an online group seminar, you will gather with other participants in a virtual space, logging in from anywhere, day or night, over the course of several weeks. A faculty member guides the group through new material, moderates discussions and provides individual feedback.

Time estimate

The content of this course unfolds over several weeks. There are few scheduled live meeting times. Except for several live discussions, you’ll be able to learn on a schedule that works for you. The minimum time commitment each week is three to four hours.


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