University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

CRWR 3006 - Editing for Writers

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 6
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Restriction: Available to students undertaking a Creative Writing Major only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: At least 15 units of Creative Writing Major courses
Assessment: 2 x Exercises (1. self-editing, 2. style) 20%, peer editing exercise 10%, research essay 30%, structural report and re-edit 40%

This course is the capstone designed to complete students' undergraduate Major in concepts of editing and publishing. It will develop students’ detailed understanding of both self-editing theory and practice, and the role of the editor in publishing final texts. The course will embed a deep knowledge of current theories and practices in editorial practices and styles, and investigate the various technologies and approaches used by publishers both locally and internationally. The course will enhance students' capacities in academic and creative literacies and research skills, provide opportunities for both team work and independent research, and develop critical thinking and reasoning skills.

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Postgraduate Coursework
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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 10/08/2020 Wed 19/08/2020 Fri 30/10/2020 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23595 SE01 40 13 28 Jul - 15 Sep Tuesday 2pm - 5pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
6 Oct - 27 Oct Tuesday 2pm - 5pm MyUni, OL, Online Class