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ENGL 434. Editing and Publishing

Credits: 4
Department: English
Description: Editor's responsibilities and relationships to writers, political and ethical dimensions of editing and editorial processes, and changing purposes and rhetorical constraints of writing for publication.
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Adapt knowledge of a copyeditor+s responsibilities and principal tasks to suggest practical strategies an editor can adopt to forge a working relationship with a writer.
2. Select correction codes and symbols with respect to readability, style and correctness as they pertain to publication standards.
3. Prepare print and digital manuscripts by hand-marking texts or using editing software.
4. Apply knowledge of writing as a process to developmental editing choices and copyediting responsibilities.
5. Select from and apply ethical standards pertinent to the gatekeeping and facilitative functions of copyeditors.

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