Editing for Publication

Editing for Publication
Refining copy editing and substantive editing skills through hands-on work with actual publications; one-on-one feedback and mentoring.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesELANG 350 & DIGHT 230
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining ELANG 430R
Course Outcomes: 

Working in Small Groups

Students demonstrate ability to work in small groups and to accept and implement mentor feedback by producing as a group, and under direction of a faculty mentor, a publication project effectively edited and competently designed.

Editing Skills

Students demonstrate improvement in basic editing skills acquired in previous courses: copyediting, substantive editing in a genre, and use of electronic tools for editing and layout.

Basic Understanding of Publication Industry

Students demonstrate a basic understanding of the publishing industry and the requirements of an effective job search by creating a job application and an editing skills portfolio.