English 564 Assignments
In addition to the listed assignments, you are also responsible for participating in our online discussions, leading discussions on a rotating basis, and meeting with writers from the technical writing classes, either in person or remotely.
Week 1: Editing test
Week 3: Turn in sample of a problem document
Week 4: Complete edits of problem documents
Week 5: Begin producing a style guide
Week 6: Copyedit problem document
Week 7: Editing test
Week 9: Finish editing student writing projects; meet with writers
Week 11: Begin editing problem website
Week 12: Complete website edits
Week 13: Complete your portion of the style guide
Week 13: Finish editing student projects; meet with writers
Week 13: Begin developmentally editing student Final-Project doc plans
Week 14: Meet with students to discuss their Final-Project doc plans
Week 15: Style guide complete
Week 15: Edit “surprise” problem website
Final editing project due by end of day on Thursday of Finals Week
This includes all assignments except the exercises which we'll do online. Note that some assignments aren't posted until the week we do them, or on the day they are assigned. If you missed a week and need to make up an assignment, download the assignment here; send it to me as soon as possible when you are done.
After completing an assignment, back it up (I recommend using a low-cost USB flash device like this or a bigger one like this) and turn it in to Blackboard (and often to your peer-reviewers and editors, as well). Even if you missed an assignment or exercise when it was due, you can often avoid getting zero points by completing it and handing it in late.
As an editor, you are responsible for managing meeting times with your
Last updated 8/15/2011.