Syllabus

Welcome to Editing! In this class you will learn to think like editors, to question the meaning of language as it's used in context, and to apply changes to copy as appropriate.

Course Description

This course introduces students to the roles and responsibilities of technical editors: the editorial decision-making processes for genre, design, style, and production of technical information; the communication with technical experts, writers, and publishers; the collaborative processes of technical editing; and the techniques technical editors use during comprehensive, developmental, copyediting, and proofreading stages.

Course Objectives

In this class, you will learn to

Course Materials

Words Into Type, 3rd ed.
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed.

Line by Line: How to Improve Your Own Writing, Claire Kehrwald Cook

Various materials in dropbox.com

Red Pen