Editorial Workshop I: Introduction to Copyediting JOURN X405

Course Description

Get an overview of the editorial process in this beginning copyediting course, including the use of style manuals and reference books, creation of style sheets, and methods of querying authors and project editors. Learn how to edit using conventional marks and symbols; apply the appropriate level of copyediting; eliminate bias; query permissions; and copyedit and insert figures, tables and artwork. Enrollment is limited.

Notes

This course requires a fairly recent version of Microsoft Word that enables you to use the track changes feature.

Applies Toward the Following Certificate(s) and Program(s)

Prerequisites

Grammar, Mechanics and Usage for Editors ENGLISH X445

Sections

JOURN X405 - 018 Editorial Workshop I: Introduction to Copyediting
2014-2015 - Fall 2014
Cathleen Small
9 Sep 2014 to 2 Dec 2014
  • Online
  • 30.00
  • 2 semester units
  • Course Fee credit (2 units) $645.00
Textbook (Mandatory) Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary
Textbook ISBN: 9780877798095
Merriam-Webster, Inc.
11th
Copyright 2003
Textbook (Mandatory) The Chicago Manual of Style
Textbook ISBN: 9780226104201
University of Chicago Press
16th
Copyright 2010
Textbook (Mandatory) The Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications
Textbook ISBN: 9780520271562
University of California Press
Amy Einsohn
3rd
Copyright 2011

Prerequisite of Grammar, Mechanics, and Usage for Editors X445 is required for enrollment in this course.

JOURN X405 - 017 Editorial Workshop I: Introduction to Copyediting
2014-2015 - Fall 2014
Beth Burke
16 Sep 2014 to 9 Dec 2014
  • Online
  • 30.00
  • 2 semester units
  • Course Fee credit (2 units) $645.00
Textbook (Mandatory) Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary
Textbook ISBN: 9780877798095
Merriam-Webster, Inc.
11th
Copyright 2003
Textbook (Mandatory) The Chicago Manual of Style
Textbook ISBN: 9780226104201
University of Chicago Press
16th
Copyright 2010
Textbook (Mandatory) The Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications
Textbook ISBN: 9780520271562
University of California Press
Amy Einsohn
3rd
Copyright 2011

Prerequisite of Grammar, Mechanics, and Usage for Editors X445 is required for enrollment in this course.

JOURN X405 - 019 Editorial Workshop I: Introduction to Copyediting
2014-2015 - Fall 2014
Lisa Carlson
Tue 6:30PM - 9:30PM
16 Sep 2014 to 4 Nov 2014
UC Berkeley Extension Golden Bear Center
Conference Room 2
Berkeley
Tue 6:30PM - 9:30PM
18 Nov 2014 to 2 Dec 2014
UC Berkeley Extension Golden Bear Center
Conference Room 2
Berkeley
  • Classroom
  • 11
  • 33.0
  • 2 semester units
  • Course Fee credit (2 units) $595.00
(Mandatory) Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary
Merriam Webster
(Mandatory) The Chicago Manual of Style
16th
(Mandatory) The Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications
Amy Einsohn
3rd

No class on 11/11.

Guest Speaker:

Vanessa Lopez is currently executive editor at Insight Editions, a publisher of high-end art books. She began her career in book publishing as a managing editorial assistant at Vintage Books and Anchor Books, a division of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group at Random House. While at Vintage, she held an editorial role at the Spanish-language imprint Vintage Español, during which time she worked on projects by Sonia Sotomayor, Junot Diaz, and Sandra Cisneros, to name a few, and republished classics by Cervantes, Jorge Luis Borges, and Federico Garcia Lorca. She has also worked as a freelance editor for several publishers, including Farrar, Straus and Giroux and Simon & Schuster. Most recently, she is the editor of The Haight: Love, Rock, and Revolution, produced in collaboration with the estate of award-winning photographer Jim Marshall.

 

JOURN X405 - 016 Editorial Workshop I: Introduction to Copyediting
2014-2015 - Fall 2014
Leda Ciraolo
23 Sep 2014 to 16 Dec 2014
  • Online
  • 30.00
  • 2 semester units
  • Course Fee credit (2 units) $645.00
Textbook (Mandatory) Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary
Textbook ISBN: 9780877798095
Merriam-Webster, Inc.
11th
Copyright 2003
Textbook (Mandatory) The Chicago Manual of Style
Textbook ISBN: 9780226104201
University of Chicago Press
16th
Copyright 2010
Textbook (Mandatory) The Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications
Textbook ISBN: 9780520271562
University of California Press
Amy Einsohn
3rd
Copyright 2011

Prerequisite of Grammar, Mechanics and Usage for Editors X445 is required for enrollment in this course.