Technical and Professional Editing

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Technical and Professional Editing. Editing: A thumbnail of the Big Picture From Rude, Carolyn. Technical Editing, 4 th ed. Editors:. Define the need, purpose, and scope of the document Work with writers and subject matter experts - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Technical and Professional Editing

Technical and Professional EditingEditing: A thumbnail of the Big Picture

From Rude, Carolyn. Technical Editing, 4th ed.Editors:Define the need, purpose, and scope of the documentWork with writers and subject matter expertsReview the text for completeness, accuracy, visual design, and overall effectivenessReader(s)Writer(s)Editor(s)Text

WriterEditorWhy do editors work with writers?The Product Team

Client

Project Manager

Instructional Designers

Programmers

Graphic Artist

Editor

Writers

Editorial Functions and ResponsibilitiesText Editing: Making text complete, accurate, correct, comprehensible, usable, and appropriate for the readersPreparing documents for publicationTypes of text editing:Comprehensive editing: Editor shares responsibility with writer for content and usabilityBasic Copyediting: Editor checks for correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar; for consistency in mechanics; and for accuracy and completeness

Discussion and ApplicationWhy technical editing?

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