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WRT1110 Introduction to Editing
Credit Points: 15
This unit introduces students to the basics of editing written texts, covering common types of discourse (viz. academic papers, reports, correspondence, and short fiction). Attention will be given to the alignment of text with intended readership and respect for authorial style. Students will be introduced to effective proofreading strategies and the use of international proofing symbols. Common stylistic problems, grammar, and punctuation will also be treated. A preliminary study of professional ethics and some legal implications of the editing process will be made.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K28Bachelor of Writing
MIAADLEditing Minor
MIAADSEditing Minor
MAAAEPPublic Relations Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2010 VET: 31/03/2010