Technical and Professional Editing Editing: A thumbnail of the Big Picture From Rude, Carolyn. Technical Editing, 4 th ed

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> Technical and Professional Editing Editing: A thumbnail of the Big Picture From Rude, Carolyn. Technical Editing, 4 th ed. </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> Editors: Define the need, purpose, and scope of the document Work with writers and subject matter experts Review the text for completeness, accuracy, visual design, and overall effectiveness </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> Reader(s)Writer(s) Editor(s) Text </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> WriterEditor Why do editors work with writers? </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> The Product Team Client Project Manager Instructional Designers Programmers Graphic Artist Editor Writers </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> Editorial Functions and Responsibilities Text Editing: Making text complete, accurate, correct, comprehensible, usable, and appropriate for the readers Preparing documents for publication </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> Types of text editing: Comprehensive editing: Editor shares responsibility with writer for content and usability Basic Copyediting: Editor checks for correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar; for consistency in mechanics; and for accuracy and completeness </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> Discussion and Application Why technical editing? What questions/comments do you have? </li> </ul>