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Area/Catalogue
COMM 3058

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
154882

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To extend and consolidate students’ knowledge of professional writing and editing for publication.

Course content

Following procedures and guidelines required by the Australian standards for editing practice, students will perform a number of editing tasks on real world texts from a variety of contexts including fiction, science, professional/corporate and academic.

Textbook(s)

Macquarie, Macquarie Concise Dictionary, Macquarie Dictionary Publishers, Sydney, Australia

Revised by Snooks & Co. 2002, Style manual (seminal), 6th edn, John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd, Australia

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
COMM 2009 Writing and Editing for Publication

The listed prerequisite, or with approval from the Program Director. COURSE ALERT: This course is not available to students who have completed: COMM3047 Advanced Editing and Publishing

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Workshop 3 hours x 10 weeks
Online (activities) 3 hours x 2 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Workshop 4 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External 3 hours x 10 weeks
Online (activities) 3 hours x 2 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Workshop 3 hours x 10 weeks
Online (activities) 3 hours x 2 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Problem solving exercise 900 words equivalent 20% N/A
Practical 1800 words 40% N/A
Portfolio 1800 words 40% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Problem solving exercise 900 words equivalent 20% N/A
Practical 1800 words 40% N/A
Portfolio 1800 words 40% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Problem solving exercise 900 words equivalent 20% N/A
Practical 1800 words 40% N/A
Portfolio 1800 words 40% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Problem solving exercise 900 words equivalent 20% N/A
Practical 1800 words 40% N/A
Portfolio 1800 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Creative Industries

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