SCHEDULE for ENGLISH 353: EDITING (SPRING 12) with Dr. Cheryl E.

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Textbook Legend: Must Purchase (at bookstore, etc.) TE = Technical Editing (Rude & Eaton, 5th edition) SCE = The Subversive Copy Editor (Carol Fisher Saller) GWRJ = Grassroots Writing Research Journal (Walker & McDuffie, Eds.) PDFs or Links Provided RAW = Reading and Writing New Media (Ball & Kalmbach, Eds.) TCQ = Technical Communication Quarterly PO = Planned Obsolescence (Fitzpatrick) CLASS DATE January 18: Introductions DUE FOR CLASS • • • • DO IN CLASS editorial bio review syllabus philosophy & MBTI in-class assignment: pre-test HOMEWORK FOR NEXT CLASS • TE 1 • SCE Intro, 1, 2 • GWRJ “From the Editors”, “Publishing in Grassroots” • PO 5 • Assignment: Editorial Values Statement • TE 2 • SCE 3, 4, 6 • GWRJ “Breaking Down Grammatical Snobbery” • Assignment: Style guide review • TE 23, 24 • SCE 9, 10, 11 • GWRJ “Playing Well with Others”

January 25: Being an Editor

Values statement due

• introductions • discuss readings • editing examples: Kairos 8-stage guidelines • discuss readings • editing examples • editing exercises

February 1: Knowing Your Readers

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SCHEDULE for ENGLISH 353: EDITING (SPRING 12) with Dr. Cheryl E. Ball
CLASS DATE February 8: Building Work Relationships DUE FOR CLASS DO IN CLASS • discuss readings • GWRJ editors forum • • • • HOMEWORK FOR NEXT CLASS TE 3, 14 SCE 5 PO Intro, 1 (first 4 sections only) GWRJ “The Genre of Reviews”, “Researching One in Six Million” • RAW “Cinder, Ash, & Commitment” • GWRJ “Reading Visual Texts”, “Genre Studies, Grice, and Burlesque” • TCQ: “Assessing Scholarly Multimedia” • Ball, “Adapting Editorial Peer Review” • TE 22, 17, 18 • Assignment: Peer Review

February 15: Developing Your Authors

• discuss readings • editing examples (Kairos, GWRJ, RAW--handout): 1. developmental editing (Tier 1, 3) 2. peer-review (Tier 2) 3. comprehensive review (Stage 1) • Assignment: Developmental editing Peer Review due • • • • evaluate peer reviews discuss readings editing example: Kairos Stage 2 editing exercise: GWRJ Templates

February 22: Design-Editing

• TE 7, 8, 20, 21 • SCE 7 • RAW “New Media Across Cultures”, “Disjoint Montage in Blow-Up” • Assignment: Style analysis of GWRJ • TE 4, 5, 6, 19 • Assignment: GWRJ Stage 1/2 edits

February 29: Using Workflows

GWRJ style analysis due

• discuss readings • workflow/collaboration examples: version control, repositories, CMSs • editing examples: RAW • editing exercise: draft GWRJ style guide

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SCHEDULE for ENGLISH 353: EDITING (SPRING 12) with Dr. Cheryl E. Ball
CLASS DATE March 7: CopyEditing DUE FOR CLASS GWRJ Stage 1-2 edits DO IN CLASS • compare GWRJ Stage 1-2 edits • discuss readings • examples: print, e-, and media line editing • exercise: line-editing GWRJ with in-class review HOMEWORK FOR NEXT CLASS • TE 9-12, 15, 16 • Assignment: Copy-edit GWRJ article

Spring Break March 21: Assessing Our Progress March 28: Proofreading Copy-edits due Mid-Term Chat • SCE 8 • Assignment: Revisit/Revise editorial values statement • Assignment: Revise GWRJ style guide • TE 13 • Assignment: Proofread your GWRJ article

Style guide review due

• discuss copy-editing process/ assignments • review style guide changes • editing exercise: inputting othersʼ changes

April 4: Editing the Big Picture

Final copy due • discuss readings & next stages in editing process • examples: holistic reviews • editing exercise: author queries Revised style guide due • review & collate style guides • preparing mss for publishing house

• Assignment: Write author query for your GWRJ article.

April 11: Working with Publishers

• Assignment: Use style guide to review the entire GWRJ mss & mark-up global edits • Assignment: Write submittal memo to publisher

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SCHEDULE for ENGLISH 353: EDITING (SPRING 12) with Dr. Cheryl E. Ball
CLASS DATE April 18: April 25: Finishing Touches May 2: Publishing the Final Product Final proof & submittal memo due Values statement w/ portfolio due DUE FOR CLASS DO IN CLASS Class cancelled OR Career Services? • discuss next steps (blue lines & author proofs) • Guest Speaker: tba • post-test • editing panel • evals • Assignment: Complete editorial values statement with small portfolio (3 items). Youʼre Done! :) HOMEWORK FOR NEXT CLASS

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