ABOUT THIS SESSION:
Presented by a highly experienced professional editor with more than 12 years industry experience, this half-day workshop provides participants with insight into:
structuring a thesis
working at the paragraph and sentence level to edit their own work.
At the end of the session, participants will have hands-on editing experience working with their own and others' work for effective academic writing.
PLEASE NOTE that you will be required to bring:
a one or two paragraph sample of what they consider to be good writing in their field, as well as an example of bad writing.
a one- to two-page sample of their own writing to share with the group.
This workshop accommodates strictly limited numbers.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Dr Andrew Macrae has a masters degree in English (University of Queensland) and a PhD in professional writing (Victoria University). He is an Accredited Editor with IPEd, the peak body for editing standards in Australia, and a full member of Editors Victoria. He established his freelance business, Magic Typewriter, in 2007. Before going freelance, he worked in an editorial role at Cambridge University Press, as well as various writing, editing and public relations roles in the Victorian public service. He has worked as a part-time tutor in Media Studies at La Trobe University, and in English at Queensland University. Over the years he has provided freelance editing and proofreading services to many clients completing PhD and masters theses, as well as academics preparing scholarly articles for publication.
Late-stage graduate researchers.