Technical Editing in the 21st Century

ISBN-10: 0131196774

ISBN-13: 9780131196773

Edition: 2011

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Description: With a focus on both language and technology, 'Technical Editing in the 21st Century' guides the reader through each level of editing, each stage of becoming an editor and each aspect of production after the formal editing is complete.

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Book details

List price: $151.80
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 2/8/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 504
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Jean Hollis Weber has a Master of Science degree and over 25 years of experience as a scientific and technical editor in the fields of biology, mathematics, engineering, and computing. She has taught short courses in writing and editing and lectured to graduate and undergraduate classes in writing and editing at several Australian universities.

The Essentials of Editing
The Technical Editor
Editors and Writers
Tools and Technology
Editing for Correctness
An Introduction to Grammar: What Technical Editors Need to Know
Parts of Speech: Eight Basic Elements of Grammar
The Sentence: Giving Meaning to Words
Punctuation
Mechanics
Editing for Readability
Document Design
Graphics: Intelligence Made Visible
Editing for Effectiveness
Editing for Effectiveness: Where Art and Craft Come Together
Style: Making Language Effective
Organization: Where Form and Function Come Together
Logical Writing: The Art of Good Reasoning
Editing Online Publications
Online Publications: What Technical Editors Need to Know
Preparing to Edit Online Publications
Editing Online Content
Production Editing of Websites
Trends & Issues in Technical Editing
Ethical and Legal issues in Technical Editing
Style Guides
Global and Cultural Issues in Technical Editing
Production and Project Management Issues
Usability Testing on a Budget
References
Index
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