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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CDPB 202</span>

CDPB 202 Substantive and Stylistic Editing


Certificate Credit
Communication & Design Program Area


Prerequisite(s): CDPB 102
Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $747.81* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)
Available through Distance Education


This course is for people interested in substantive editing, or the restructuring and improvement of book-length manuscripts for publication. Emphasis will be on gaining experience in the techniques of editing non-fiction and novels, but a full range of editorial topics will be covered, including how to assess manuscripts and acquire books; techniques for stylistic or line editing; editor-author relationships; scheduling; agents; research and permissions; and the editor's role in most aspects of the publishing process.

Note: Students with experience in editing may be admitted by permission of the coordinators.

Distance Course Outline (subject to change)

Fall 2016
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 13 Sep 2016-13 Dec 2016
Winter 2017
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet 16 Jan 2017-22 Apr 2017
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 17 Jan 2017-18 Apr 2017
Spring/Summer 2017
Online enrolment for the Winter 2017 term will close effective Wednesday, February 1, 2017. However, for courses eligible for enrolment prior to the third scheduled class, students may enrol in person at the ServiceHub until Friday, February 3, 2017 (as long as space in the course is still available). Distance, language, and business courses are not eligible.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet01 May 2017 - 29 Jul 2017

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