- What is editorial style?
- The core areas of editorial style
- Making editorial style decisions
- The editorial style sheet
- Using the editorial style sheet
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At the end of this module you will:
- define "editorial style" and "house style", and distinguish these from other uses of the word "style" in publishing terminology
- identify items in a script for which an editorial style decision is needed
- make appropriate editorial style decisions, based on the readership for, and content of, the publication
- set up an editorial style sheet and record decisions clearly, to promote consistent treatment of the text during copy-editing and beyond
How does the course work?
Editorial Style has five units. Across the five units there are 12 exercises each having a model answer and commentary for self-assessment.
This e-Learning Module was developed with the support of the Unwin Charitable Trust.
Five to seven hours with eight months access to the module.
PTC e-Learning Modules are concentrated, online courses that focus on specialist topics relevant to an editor's working life. They are designed to build on a foundation of existing skills and experience.