PC 4940 (Technical Editing)     Spring 2012 (TTU)
Introductory Matters Dr. Stedman


Meeting Time: MW 9:3010:50 Meeting Place: Farr Hall 309 Phone: 931-372-3763

E-mail: sstedman@tntech.edu               Box Number: 5053        Office: Henderson Hall 306A

Office Hours: TWR 12; and by appointment

Course Texts:

Judd, Karen. Copyediting: A Practical Guide. 3rd ed. Los Angeles: GTS Publishing Services, 2001.

            The Chicago Manual of Style. 15th ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.

Course Objectives:

1. To become familiar with basic copyediting/proofreading symbols

2. To acquire familiarity with copyediting skills

3. To acquire familiarity with proofreading skills

Some Course Policies:

1. Late work may negatively affect the course grade

2. Absence or tardiness may negatively affect the course grade

Students with a disability requiring accommodations should contact the Office of Disability Services (ODS). An Accommodation Request (AR) should be completed as soon as possible, preferably by the end of the first week of the course. The ODS is located in the Roaden University Center, Room 112; phone 372-6119.