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RWS 3345: Editing

For undergraduates.

RWS 5317 -- Editing

 

Welcome! This research guide has been developed for RWS 3345 (Editing), part of  the Technical & Professional Writing Certificate Program.

 The course is about editing a variety of documents, both online and print. This guide will provide you with resources available through the UTEP Library, as well as web resources recommended by Dr. Isabel Baca.

Navigate the guide using the tabs above. If  you have any questions about the guide or regarding research, do not hesitate to contact your librarian.

 

About Rhetoric and Writing Studies (RWS) 3345: Editing

This undergraduate-level course is an examination of practical applications of conventions for writing, copy marking, copyediting, comprehensive editing, and web editing. The course addresses rhetorical elements such as audience, purpose, authorship, ideology, and design of web-based and print documents from a variety of sources, e.g., discipline-based, private industry, public sector, and the academy.

 

Off-Campus Access

>>>If you're not on-campus, but need to use the UTEP Library's electronic resources,

you must authenticate your UTEP status.<<<

use library resources anywhere

2 Options:

1. Connect to UTEP's Campus VPN (recommended!)

  • VPN= Virtual Private Network
  • gives your device a UTEP IP address; sites will 'think' you're at UTEP when you're connected
  • log in once, stay connected while you work
  • See tutorial UTEP VPN for Windows  or  UTEP VPN for Macs
  • NOTICE: Global VPN required for MAC OS as of 10/2016

2. Connect to UTEP Library's Proxy Server

  • follow the prompt to sign in using your UTEP username and password before accessing a database or e-book
  • sessions expire quickly
  • you will be prompted to authenticate (log in) every time you access a protected resource (i.e., databases)
  • tl;dr- sign in when prompted

 

Thinking of becoming an editor?

Editors Occupational Outlook Handbook 2012-2013 by Bureau of Labor Statistics

What do editors do? Profession Editors Association of Vancouver Island (PEAVI)

Of Many Things By Karen Smith

The Accidental Profession  By Patrick Miller

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