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Editing Intermediate (II)

Statement of AchievementPlease enquire for prices and more information
Course Duration: 100 Hours
DeliveryCorrespondence
Course REF: BWR302

Editing Intermediate (II) Outline

Learn better editing and proofing of articles, books, newsletters, advertising material, correspondence or any other writing.

This course is designed for self-editors, aspiring professional editors and desktop publishers. Its aim is to develop the student's understanding of the editing processes. Develop a capacity to edit an broad range of publishing material including both print and electronic media, text and graphics, commercial and non commercial material.


Lesson Structure

There are 8 lessons in this course:

  1. Introduction to Editing -State of the Art
  2. Editing & Design
  3. Headings, Headlines & Captions
  4. Graphics
  5. Refining Text Exiting -common traps
  6. Matching Style and Context
  7. Legal and Ethical Issues
  8. Editing Project

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.


Aims

  • Review the current state of editing, determining its scope, nature and trends
  • Identify and edit text errors that commonly occur in a variety of publishing situations.
  • Write and edit a variety of different headings and captions.
  • Select, edit and mark up graphic illustrations.
  • Edit the layout or design of a publication.
  • Identify an appropriate style for the context of a publication, and edit the text to match the determined style.
  • Edit text in order to remove legal and/or ethical risks
  • Apply a broad range of skills to editing of a lengthy manuscript in a balanced way.

Editing Intermediate (II)

Statement of AchievementPlease enquire for prices and more information
Course Duration: 100 Hours
DeliveryCorrespondence
Course REF: BWR302