Package Description

Date: February 20, 2024

Time: 4-5 p.m. Eastern Time


Nuts and Bolts Punctuation is a basic overview of how to use — and how not to use — punctuation, with focus on commas, apostrophes and semicolons.

Learning Objectives:

--Standard usage of apostrophes, commas and several other punctuation marks.
--Places where punctuation varies depending on style.
--When punctuation (or lack thereof) can change the meaning of a sentence.

Cost: Free for ACES members/$30 for nonmembers

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About the presenter:

Lisa McLendon joined the University of Kansas journalism school as the coordinator of the Bremner Editing Center in 2012, after 12 years as a newspaper copy editor. She launched her journalism career at the Denton (Texas) Record-Chronicle, then went on to the Wichita (Kansas) Eagle. McLendon, who also has a doctorate in Slavic linguistics, is the author of “The Perfect English Grammar Workbook."

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