Introduction to STEM Editing

Presenter: Heather Saunders
 Number of sessions: 1

Length: 1 hour
Language: English
Level: Introductory
Member price: $42
Non-Member price: $60

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Introduction to STEM Editing will instruct editors new to the field how to identify, review, and revise STEM content. Participants will learn how to correct jargon, address self-plagiarism, edit visual elements such as figures and tables, and work with both authors and publishers throughout the publishing process.

As a result of attending this webinar, attendees will be able to

  • Describe specific considerations of STEM editing
  • Identify and use the appropriate specific resources and style guides
  • Review math, equations, and visual elements for correctness internally and against the text
  • Identify and learn to address jargon and self-plagiarism

This program is geared toward students or graduates of editorial programs, or non-editors who are interested in this topic.


Heather E. Saunders, owner of Just the Write Type Editing, is a proofreader and STM (science, technology, medicine) editor. She is a board member of The Society for Editing (ACES).