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.
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|
- Davies, G & Balkwill, R, 2011, The professionals’ guide to publishing , Kogan Page, London.
- Flann, E & Hill, B , 2005, The Australian editing handbook, Common Ground, Alton, Victoria.
Teaching and assessment
|Structured online learning 2 hour (12 weeks)|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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