Editing for Writers

PWR10002 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One semester or teaching period

Contact hours

  • 36

2020 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1

Dates:
2 Mar 20 - 31 May 20

Results:
14 Jul 20

Last self enrolment:
15 Mar 20

Census:
15 Apr 20

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Apr 20


Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisites

Nil

Aims and objectives

To introduce students to the skills and knowledge of editing principles, practices, techniques and technologies required for professional performance as a writer in a range of writing contexts.
 
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Investigate and apply editing techniques in a range of writing contexts
2. Investigate and apply proofreading techniques
3. Investigate and apply the use of appropriate punctuation and grammar
4. Communicate ideas clearly in writing.