PUBL 1155: Editing Theory and Techniques

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Course Format Lecture 3.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 3.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

Through work on Pacific Rim Magazine and other projects, students will engage in substantive editing, copy editing, and proofreading. Topics include content development, communication with authors, structure and organization of articles, fact checking, writing of titles and subtitles, copyright, libel, and tone and level of language. Students will create style guidelines for Pacific Rim Magazine and prepare copy with attention to matters of style, usage, grammar, and mechanics.

Priority registration in this course is offered to students admitted to the Diploma in Publishing and the Diploma in Digital and Print Publishing.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum "C" grade in PUBL 1115.

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