ALW205 - Editing and the Author
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
|Unit chair:||J Scicluna|
|Prerequisite:||ALW101 and ALW102|
This unit is only available to students enrolled in Faculty of Arts and Education courses and D311, D312, D313, D326, D346, D347, D370, D391
Note:You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.
The unit provides an overview of the editor's role at each stage of the publishing process, from developmental editing to proofreading and indexing. Students are introduced to the study of the concepts of editing as well as the craft, both on paper and using computers. The unit has a strong focus on copyediting skills, but students are also encouraged to extend their understanding of style, genre and audience. Class exercises and assessment provide experience in editing for book publishing, magazines and websites.
Usage exercises 20%, editing test 30%, editing assignment 50%.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.