Ergonomics for Editors
Working as an editor can be incredibly rewarding and also physically and mentally demanding. The science of ergonomics provides answers on how to optimize our workspaces to be more productive, focused and energetic as editors. This two-part webinar series will outline fundamental information and provide instruction on how to assess risks and prevent and manage […]
Writing and Editing Spoken Word
Speeches, presentations, podcasts, webinars, videos and other spoken materials need special consideration when you’re writing or editing them. The standard tone, style, punctuation and grammar rules don’t always apply. This session will help writers and editors create better spoken content by reviewing the differences between printed and spoken materials in detail. Writers and editors who work […]
Introduction to Academic Research Grants
In this 60-minute webinar, Letitia Henville—a former in-house grants editor, and now the author of the monthly University Affairs column Ask Dr. Editor—will share details about the written and unwritten rules that grant applicants should follow, describe how research grant peer review committees work, and share resources for learning more about this rewarding and lucrative subfield of academic editing—including information about how to find freelance and in-house work in this field.
Getting Into In-house Research Grants Editing
This webinar will describe the political trends that have led to the emergence of research grants facilitation as a field, talk about the kinds of work that grants facilitators, editors, and officers perform, and share her top suggestions for applying for in-house jobs. The webinar will close with recommendations for new in-house research grants editors, to set them up for success in the field and in their careers.
Academic Editing: Beyond Basics
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.