PTC 624: Professional and Technical Editing - Elliot

Norbert ElliotInstructor: Dr. Norbert Elliot

Course Description: This seminar introduces students to contemporary editing strategies. As information managers within organizations, twenty-first century editors must be able to demonstrate proficiency in a wide range of areas, from working with writers to improve the tone of a manuscript to providing warranted evidence in support of copyediting changes. Topics will allow students to encounter a wide range of experiences, from production-oriented aspects of project management to document-based forms of electronic editing. Students will undertake simulations of information management, edit print and electronic media from a variety of fields, and complete a case study of their choice.

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Lecture 1: Professional and Technical Editing in 21st Century Video
Lecture 2: Warranting Evidence in Editing Process Video
Lecture 3: Conventional and Innovative Editing Practices Video
Lecture 4: Copyediting, Discourse Communities, and Audience Analysis Video

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