Introduction to Editing
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Course code
SKK6034.HT
old course code
SKK6034
Course title in Estonian
Toimetamise alused
Course title in English
Introduction to Editing
ECTS credits
4.0
Assessment form
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lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
To develop student skills in correcting and editing texts. To provide an overview and show the difference between proof-reading and editing. To develop skills for correcting and editing texts independently.
Brief description of the course
The concept of proof-reading, its tasks, possibilities, methods and limitations. Proof-reading marks, their system and groups. Editing types: difference between oral and written editing. Editing and proof-reading levels. Text analysis and assessment from the editors point of view. Editing means and methods. Editors key methods in constructing language, facts, texts and in using logic. Number, table and quotation editing. Editing marks. Usage of dictionaries and reference books during the process of editing. Work with an author.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has first theoretical and practical knowledge and skills of proof-reading and editing;
- can comment the text from the position of editor.

Teacher
Anna Gubergrits
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