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Unit of Study WRI20002 - Introduction to Editing and Publishing (2015)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate knowledge of English language use to a very high standard
2 demonstrate the professional editorial skills of marketing/promotion, interpersonal communication, quoting, setting up/working to an editorial brief, project-management, and familiarity with technology
3 discuss design principles
4 discuss the publishing industry's processes and structures and its associated ethics and legalities
5 reflect on the history of publishing.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate knowledge of English language use to a very high standard
    • GA1:
    • GA6:
  2. demonstrate the professional editorial skills of marketing/promotion, interpersonal communication, quoting, setting up/working to an editorial brief, project-management, and familiarity with technology
    • GA6:
  3. discuss design principles
    • GA6:
  4. discuss the publishing industry's processes and structures and its associated ethics and legalities
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
  5. reflect on the history of publishing.
    • GA6: