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Micro-credential Overview

Students will learn editing skills as well as human communication and client-facing skills. Students will be exposed to some of the real-world realities of editing as well as practical editing skills.

What will you be able to do with this micro-credential?

  • Understand how to edit a text to evoke the desired tone and purpose for an audience.
  • Learn key aspects of the editing industry to prepare for a career in editing.
  • Practice creating documents that are likely to be found in a workplace.
  • Manipulate text for optimal intelligibility and clarity.
  • Market your personal brand as an editor through social media.
  • Navigate sensitive editorial situations like giving feedback.

Intended Audience

  • UCO students completing ENG 4193/5303 Editing

Instruction Method

  • In-person or online synchronous sessions


  • Fall and spring semesters, as offered


  • Those interested must be enrolled as a student in UCO’s ENG 4193/5303 Editing course. Registration for this micro-credential is included in the course enrollment.


  • The micro-credential fee is sponsored by the University of Central Oklahoma Technical Writing Program at no cost to participants.

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What is a micro-credential?

Micro-credentials provide new opportunities to demonstrate specific knowledge, skills and abilities in ways that create a more complete picture of your capabilities. Upon successful completion and verification of the micro-credential requirements, you will be issued a digital badge that can be displayed and verified online, such as on resumes or professional social media profiles. Digital micro-credentials can provide another way to demonstrate your achievement of competencies and allows you to clearly communicate your capabilities to others.