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Editing and Proofreading

Overview

Writing is often seen as the glamour part of the publishing industry, just as actors and directors are the much hyped up part of the movie world. But behind all these people are those who ensure that the end product makes sense and is free of mistakes.

The film editor is a key person in the making of movies and in print it is the proofreaders and editors who ensure the highest possible quality of the product.

By doing the Editing and Proofreading course you have chosen to enter a highly regarded profession, and as you progress through its stages, you will be provided with all the skills and knowledge needed to be either as a freelance proofreader/editor working from home, on either a part time or full-time basis, or employed full-time within the publishing industry.

Modules

Introduction

The publishing industry

How publisher works

How editor works

Copy editor's role

Proofreading Symbols, Skills

Introduction, Copy Editing

Grammar, Spelling

Punctuation, Capitalisation

Setting Up in Business

How to Sell Your Services

Help From New Technology

Electronic Publishing

Other Freelance Avenues

The Finishing Touches

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

Writing is often seen as the glamour part of the publishing industry, just as actors and directors are the much hyped up part of the movie world. But behind all these people are those who ensure that the end product makes sense and is free of mistakes.

The film editor is a key person in the making of movies and in print it is the proofreaders and editors who ensure the highest possible quality of the product.

By doing the Editing and Proofreading course you have chosen to enter a highly regarded profession, and as you progress through its stages, you will be provided with all the skills and knowledge needed to be either as a freelance proofreader/editor working from home, on either a part time or full-time basis, or employed full-time within the publishing industry.

Modules

Introduction

The publishing industry

How publisher works

How editor works

Copy editor's role

Proofreading Symbols, Skills

Introduction, Copy Editing

Grammar, Spelling

Punctuation, Capitalisation

Setting Up in Business

How to Sell Your Services

Help From New Technology

Electronic Publishing

Other Freelance Avenues

The Finishing Touches

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

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