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Editing II course online. Develop your editing skills. This course is designed for self-editors, aspiring professional editors and desktop publishers. Its aim is to develop the students understanding of the editing processes. Develop a capacity to edit a broad range of publishing material including both print and electronic media, text and graphics, commercial and non commercial material.
This course is taught by:
M.A. (hons) Celtic Studies, (the University of Aberdeen); M.St. Celtic Studies, (the University of Oxford)
Lee is a PhD candidate at Cardiff University with degrees from Aberdeen and Oxford. He has written two books, digitalised another and written several academic papers. He has been interviewed by National Geographic and presented papers at eight different national and international conferences. Lee’s native language is English and, if asked, he is always happy to help students with their English spelling and grammar. He is also a keen proponent of the digital revolution and dreams of a world where all books are available instantly to be read, searched or treasured. Although he mainly writes non-fiction, he loves Victorian literature as well as modern fiction and poetry of all kinds. His academic knowledge of medieval events, cultures and the history of Britain’s environment make him especially qualified to help students interested in writing sci-fi and fantasy.
Lesson Structure: Editing II BWR302
There are 8 lessons:
- Introduction to Editing -State of the Art
- Editing & Design
- Headings, Headlines & Captions
- Refining Text Exiting -common traps
- Matching Style and Context
- Legal and Ethical Issues
- Editing Project
Learning Goals: Editing II BWR302
- To review the current state of editing, determining its scope, nature and trends
- To identify and edit text errors that commonly occur in a variety of publishing situations.
- To write and edit a variety of different headings and captions.
- To select, edit and mark up graphic illustrations
- To edit the layout or design of a publication
- To identify an appropriate style for the context of a publication, and edit the text to match the determined style.
- To 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
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.
|Course Start||Anytime, Anywhere|
|Recognised Issuing Body||TQUK - Training Qualifications UK, an Ofqual Approved Awarding Organisation.|
|Course Prerequisite||No, start at anytime|
|Course Qualification||Level 4 Certificate in Editing II|
|Exam Required?||Finalised with an exam/test|
|UK Course Credits||10 Credits|
|US Course Credit Hours||3 Credit Hours|
|Study Support||You'll be allocated your own personal tutor/mentor who will support and mentor you throughout your whole course. Our tutors/mentors have been specifically chosen for their business expertise, qualifications and must be active within their industry. Tutors are contactable by e-mail, telephone and through our Moodle Student Support Zone online. Tutors are there to provide assistance with course material, discuss, explain and give advice and support throughout the whole programme. Their feedback is vital to your success.|
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