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.
 Hours1.0 - 3.0 Credit, Arr Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesELANG 350 & ELANG 410R & 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.