Editors Canada’s 2016 update of the Professional Editorial Standards describes it as “a vital document for editors in Canada and for the editing profession. The 2009 version defines the standards as ‘the knowledge, skills, and practices most commonly required for editing English-language material.’”* PES was developed and updated in a rigorous process among editorial professionals across the country in 2016.
From marketing to safety documentation and huge reports, the science of readability can help deliver messages directly to readers more effectively.
If you're comfortable copy editing text but aren't as confident when it comes to visual elements, then this introductory webinar is for you! Focusing on Professional Editorial Standard D12, Robin Marwick will teach you everything you need to know to ensure that all visuals are consistent across a document. This includes tables, graphs, headings, image caption styles, numbering, and more.
Learn everything you ever wanted to know about Editors Canada's certification exams from certified professional editors and members of the Editors Canada certification steering committee, who will provide valuable tips on how to prepare for the exams. Session participants will leave with a clear picture of what professional standards we are testing for, tips from certified professional editors on how to prepare, and recommendations of invaluable study resources.
Let's be frank: some people are getting a lot more work from their ODE listing than others are. Why do some people find big-ticket clients or get so much work from the ODE that they're swamped? What's their secret? Is it that they're super experienced, well-known or ... more qualified than YOU? No! Editors who are successfully using the ODE know how to craft their listings so they bring in more work.
Many of Canada's editors use new technologies and work in industries that are far from traditional print publishing. Technolhttps://youtu.be/EDqhZkO2_nEogical advances and current working methods are at the heart of the latest edition of Professional Editorial Standards, Editors Canada's cornerstone publication. This new edition took effect January 1, 2017, and is now available as a free download. Bring your questions to this free webinar, where we'll discuss Professional Editorial Standards and how they work for you.
Academic competition combined with limited academic resources can create pressures for students that may pose challenges for the freelance editors they contact to hire. The rewards of working with postsecondary students, however, far outweigh any challenges.