Publishing 311

Module code PUB 311
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

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Commissioning. This module offers an introduction to the commissioning phase of the book publishing process. The process of manuscript commissioning is studied within the dual contexts of the South African publishing environment and the internal environment of the publishing house.
Topics covered include: market research; list building; the management of both the manuscript development and production phases; costing a project; scheduling and contracts. Learners demonstrate their understanding of commissioning through case studies, role-plays and the creation of a manuscript proposal.

Module credits 30.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 3 lectures per week, 3 practicals per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Information Science
Period of presentation Semester 1

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