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Develops student skills in and understanding of publishing and editing, and knowledge of related historical, ethical and legal issues. Students will be introduced to print- and screen-based editing and publishing, and the communication, language, technical and project-management skills to edit and publish texts in context. Intended as a second/third-year unit. Extensive group work is required in this unit.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate knowledge of English language use to a very high standard||Intellectual rigour||Communication and social skills|
|2||demonstrate the professional editorial skills of marketing/promotion, interpersonal communication, quoting, setting up/working to an editorial brief, project-management, and familiarity with technology||Communication and social skills|
|3||discuss design principles||Communication and social skills|
|4||discuss the publishing industry's processes and structures and its associated ethics and legalities||Ethical practice||Communication and social skills|
|5||reflect on the history of publishing.||Communication and social skills|
- The ebook version is also available in the SCU Library.: Elizabeth Flann, Beryl Hill and Lan Wang , 2014, The Australian editing handbook, 3rd, John Wiley & Sons, Milton, Queensland. ISBN: 9781118635957.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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