Valdosta State - Poynter ACES Certificate in Editing

Course Overview

Title:
Valdosta State - Poynter ACES Certificate in Editing
Type:
Certificate Program
Cost:
$75.00

This Certificate from Poynter News University and the ACES: The Society for Editing, is for students enrolled at Valdosta State University.

About Certificate Programs

Certificates of proficiency are designed to measure your knowledge of essential skills or information. To receive a certificate, take the NewsU courses associated with that certificate program and then successfully complete the online assessment for each course. Once you've passed all the assessments, you will receive your certificate from Poynter's NewsU.

This Certificate from Poynter News University and the ACES: The Society for Editing, is for students enrolled at Valdosta State University.

The Poynter ACES Certificate in Editing gives you a solid understanding of the standards, essential skills and best practices of editing.

This package includes these six courses (Please note: Enrolling in the courses separately will not count toward the certificate.):

Who Benefits From This Certificate:

This Certificate from Poynter News University and the ACES: The Society for Editing, is for students enrolled at Valdosta State University.

How Certificates Work:
  • Each assessment contains about 15-20 multiple-choice and true-false questions
  • You must score at least 80 percent to pass each assessment
  • You'll get three chances to pass each assessment
  • You'll have 30 minutes to complete each assessment; 75 minutes for the Language Primer assessment
  • When you pass all the assessments, you will receive your certificate

Questions? Read our Certificates FAQ or contact us.

Partner

American Copy Editors Society (ACES)

The American Copy Editors Society (ACES) is a non-profit education and membership organization working toward the advancement of copy editors. Its aim is to provide solutions to editing problems, training and a place to discuss common issues.

ACES is an international members’ alliance of editors working at newspapers, magazines, websites, traditional media outlets and Fortune 500 companies, as well as freelance editors, students and professors. It is an organization built on the advocacy of editing as a craft vital to clear writing and reader advocacy.