|Week and day||JMC 413 ADVANCED EDITING SCHEDULE|
|1/ Monday, Aug. 23||Introductions; overview of the course. The first of the NewsQuizzes. Handout: Resources|
|Wednesday, Aug. 25||What's editing all about? A brief history of newspaper design and the role of copy editors.
A diagnostic AP style quiz, general in scope. Handout: Newspaper design elements.
|2/ Monday, Aug. 30||Introduction to QuarkXPress (“Quark,” from now on). Harrower on bio boxes (page 155).
Review of copy-editing marks.
|Wednesday, Sept. 1||Bio boxes due at end of class (graded exercise).|
|3/ Monday, Sept. 6||LABOR DAY, NO CLASS|
|Wednesday, Sept. 8||AP quiz. Basic typography, trimming stories, working with type in Quark
Harrower: Have read through the first two chapters by now.
|4/ Monday, Sept. 13||Infobox: Basics of AP style (graded exercise); due at beginning of next class.|
|Wednesday, Sept. 15||Importing text into Quark|
|5/ Monday, Sept. 20||AP quiz. Headlines.|
|Wednesday, Sept. 22||Stories and heads (graded exercise) Harrower: Have read Chapter 3 by now.|
|6/ Monday, Sept. 27||Grammar quiz (that/who/whom, indirect and direct objects). Fact-checking|
|Wednesday, Sept. 29||Inside pages without art (graded exercise due Monday morning)|
|7/ Monday, Oct. 4||Writing and editing cutlines, importing art, standalones (ungraded exercise) Harrower: Have read Chapter 4 by now.|
|Wednesday, Oct. 6||MIDTERM EXAM / note: postponed to Oct. 11. Click for a REVIEW SHEET.|
|8/ Monday, Oct. 11||Review of midterm Centerpieces; pull quotes (graded exercise due Monday, Oct. 18, beginning of class)
Harrower: Have read Chapter 5 by now.
|Wednesday, Oct. 13||TBA. PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE|
|9/ Monday, Oct. 18||AP quiz. Centerpiece assignment due today. Editing and designing inside pages with two photos
(graded assignment due Monday, Oct. 25)
|Wednesday, Oct. 20||Grammar quiz (that/which). Harrower: Have read Chapter 6 by now.|
|10/ Monday, Oct. 25||AP quiz. Inside page with two photos due today. Front page elements: reefers, teasers, indexes, etc.|
|Wednesday, Oct. 27||Full-page editing and design|
|11/ Monday, Nov. 1||AP punctuation quiz. Advanced work with photos|
|Wednesday, Nov. 3||Editing crime stories (graded exercise due Wednesday, Nov. 10)|
|12/ Monday, Nov. 8||AP quiz. Designing the rest of the front page|
|Wednesday, Nov. 10||GUEST SPEAKER. Terry Monmaney, executive editor, Smithsonian Magazine. Crime story due today.|
|13/ Monday, Nov. 15||Grammar quiz (subject/verb, subject/pronoun agreement). Front pages|
|Wednesday, Nov. 17||Front pages (final front page due by 5:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 22)|
|14/ Monday, Nov. 22||Ethics for editors: “Jimmy's World” (handout). Front page due today|
|Wednesday, Nov. 24||AP quiz.|
|15/ Monday, Nov. 29||Poll and survey stories; math for editors|
|Wednesday, Dec. 1||Review for final exam|
|16/ Monday, Dec. 6||Last Class. FINAL EXAM, Part I: given and completed today in class. Part II distributed; due on Monday.|
|Monday, Dec. 13||11 a.m. Part II of FINAL EXAM DUE.|