ALW738 - Editing
2023 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online|
|Incompatible with:||ALW607, ALW638|
Students will on average spend 150-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 - online||
Online independent and collaborative learning activities including: 1 x 2-hour seminar per week equivalent
This unit aims to give students a grounding in key editorial principles and skills. Students are encouraged to develop their understanding of the relationship between editor, author and reader by focusing on project appraisal, copy-editing and structural editing. The unit will acquaint students with the ethical responsibilities of editors, authors and publishers, particularly with regard to copyright and defamation. The unit is also designed to assist writers to refresh their technical skills and deepen their understanding of the editing and publishing process.
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