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Introduction to thesis editing
Friday 31 August 2018
The course: This workshop is designed for editors who wish to explore what thesis editing involves. It is also suitable for editors with some experience in thesis editing who wish to improve their practices. The workshop will focus on doctoral and masters theses with some discussion of the newer ‘thesis by publication’ model.
- preparing a comprehensive quote
- managing schedules, file versions and communication
- interacting with the thesis supervisor
- understanding each component of a thesis
- following academic writing, referencing and formatting conventions
- dealing with common writing problems
- considering ethical dimensions.
This is an interactive workshop involving presentations, group activities and class discussion. You will receive a workbook with examples, exercises and resources.
You are welcome to send your questions to the presenters before the workshop.
Lilla Wendoloski AE is a freelance editor specialising in legal and academic editing. She works on articles, books and theses at The Final Edit http://www.thefinaledit.com.au.
Owen Kavanagh is a freelance editor (https://www.linkedin.com/in/owen-kavanagh-a067a63/)specialising in scientific and academic editing. He has worked with various publishing houses, and many students whose first language is not English.
9.30am – 4.30 pm (Registration from 9 am with tea & coffee)
UTS Short Courses venue
Level 7, 235 Jones St
Ultimo NSW 2007
This venue is wheelchair accessible and has an ambulant bathroom.
BOOKINGS CLOSE: Sunday 26 August 2018
Cost for each workshop:
$230 for members and affiliated organisations; $150 for distance members (more than 200 km from Sydney CBD); $390 for non-members. Costs includes morning and afternoon teas and casual lunch of sandwiches, juices and fresh fruit, with water available all day; please indicate dietary preferences in your booking details.
If the workshop is full, please contact us on the email address below and we will place your name on a waitlist. If we have a sufficient number of people on the list, we can consider running the course again in future.
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You can find all past workshop details listed under the Events tab at the top of the home page and a map of the venue. The Workshops page.