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Area/Catalogue
COMM 2093

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
163222

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
No

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Timetable/s

2018 timetable due for release in October.

Course aim

To introduce students to the essential skills required for effective editing and writing listed by the Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd), the peak Australian body responsible for national accreditation of editors.

Course content

Students will be introduced to common word processing software for editing, learn about editorial style, acquire basic editing techniques, and reinforce their working knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation issues across a range of genres, according to the criteria set out in IPEd’s Australian standards for editing practice,

Textbooks

Department of Finance 2002, Style manual: for authors, editors and printers , 6th edn, John Wiley & Sons, Australia

Prerequisites

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
COMM 1075 UO Professional and Technical Communication

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

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
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 2700 words equivalent 60% N/A
Project 1800 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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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
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* 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

Online Course Facilitators

School of Comm, International Studies & Languages

Degree this course is offered in