Units of Study

MECO6916 - Editing and Manuscript Preparation

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Norlela Husen
Phone: +61 2 9036 6108
Email: norlela.husen@sydney.edu.au

Description

The unit of study offers core skills of copy and structural editing for trade, academic, scholarly and cross-over markets. It also analyses the editor's role in different compositional practices, the process of manuscript evaluation, development and preparation, and the relationship with the author and publisher. Students will have the option of working in an editing team that will select, shape and prepare an anthology of writing, published on completion of MECO6917 at the end of the following Semester.

Assessments

1x1000wd reader's report (15%), 1x500wd fiction copy editing exercise (25%), 1x500wd non-fiction copy editing exercise (25%), 1x2000wd structural report (25%), participation and attendance (10%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm 8pm

MECO6916

             

Seminar 1

Seminar 4

 

             

Seminar 2

Seminar 5

 

             

Seminar 3

Seminar 6

1 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 3
2 This class runs from Week 5 to Week 6
3 This class runs from Week 10 to Week 13
4 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 3
5 This class runs from Week 5 to Week 6
6 This class runs from Week 10 to Week 13

 Friday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm 8pm

MECO6916

             

Seminar 7

   

 

             

Seminar 8

   

 

             

Seminar 9

   
7 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 3
8 This class runs from Week 5 to Week 6
9 This class runs from Week 10 to Week 13

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