ALW396 - Producing Digital Anthologies: From Concept to Publication

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in a Faculty of Arts and Education course or D311, D312, D313, D326, D330, D370, D385, D391

Incompatible with:

ALW321, ALW326, ALW393

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 300 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online learning independent and collaborative learning activities (1 x 2-hour seminar per week equivalent)

Content

The unit focuses on applications of editorial roles and functions to a digital publication process. Students will have the opportunity to develop a themed group anthology, including selecting and editing content; negotiating with a writer; structuring, designing and preparing initial marketing for a publication and its specified readership; and applying legal principles to publication decisions. At the end of the unit, students will demonstrate skills in structural/content/copy editing with writers, working with a small group to edit and publish a digital anthology, and individually presenting their evaluation of the process in relation to the writing/publishing industry.

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