As a Production Editor I project manage up to 25 books at any one time for an international publisher. I oversee the whole production process, from receiving the raw manuscript files, seeing the manuscript through the copy editing and proofreading stages, resolving any issues that may arise during the course of production, and finally sending off print-ready files to the publisher. As the project manager I communicate with all parties involved in the production process, from authors and the publisher to typesetters and freelancers, to ensure the process runs as smoothly as possible.
I also project manage the production of a number of journals, working with the journal editor to get issues out to a schedule and in good shape.
Copy editing and proofreading are another part of my job role and I love getting a new project to work on and feeling that I can really improve it through close collaboration with the author.
I have taken on a number of copy editing and proofreading jobs over the past few years, working on academic books that have covered a wide variety of subjects, including pedagogy, history, psychology, and also a health and safety booklet aimed at employees. I am very keen to do more freelance editing and proofreading and to expand my portfolio, and really enjoy this type of work.
As an Editorial Assistant I project managed academic and reference titles on behalf of an international publisher, seeing books through the production process from raw manuscript to print-ready files. I communicated with all the key players in the production process, including authors, the publisher, typesetters, artworkers and freelancers.
The Third Reich is a succinct, comprehensive examination of the major debates surrounding this crucial period in modern German history. The character and operation of the Nazi state, and of its global consequences, have been discussed and disputed since 1933. David G. Williamson’s Seminar Studies text, now in its fifth edition, provides students with a lucid introduction to the Third Reich and... read more
The enclosed garden, or hortus conclusus, is a place where architecture and landscape come together. It has a long and varied history, ranging from the early paradise garden and cloister, the botanic garden and giardini segreto, the kitchen garden and as a stage for social display. The enclosed garden has continued to develop into its many modern forms: the city retreat, the redemptive garden,... read more
There are many transitions that children experience before they are five, including the first major transition from home to an early years setting. Successive changes can have a serious impact on young children and stress, separation and insecure attachments can affect not only a child’s emotional health but also cognitive and intellectual development. Featuring new material on provision for t... read more
Mindfulness for Coaches accessibly presents theory and research on the benefits of mindfulness training and explores how mindfulness can feature in coaching work. Michael Chaskalson and Mark McMordie explain how coaches can use mindfulness to become more deeply attuned to themselves and to clients, and to create transformational resonance. The authors present a systematic methodology to cultiv... read more
Key Thinkers in Neuroscience provides insight into the life and work of some of the most significant minds that have shaped the field. Studies of the human brain have been varied and complex, and the field is rich in pioneers whose endeavours have broken new ground in neuroscience. Adopting a chronological and multi-disciplinary approach to each Key Thinker, the book highlights their extraordi... read more
As student learning objectives become an increasingly prominent approach to setting goals and growth measures in schools, teachers’ competence in formative assessment is essential. Using Formative Assessment to Support Student Learning Objectives introduces current and future educators to SLOs as tools for shaping career- and college-ready students. Written in concise and straightforward langu... read more
Learn how to teach global concepts and use them to increase critical thinking across the curriculum. In this new book from popular consultant Becky Hunt, you’ll get ready-to-use lesson plans, stories, and activities to help you teach five key global concepts—Change, Interdependence, Culture, Scarcity, and Power. Aligned with both the C3 Social Studies Framework and the Common Core State Standa... read more
Helping assistant professors and pre-tenure faculty balance competing obligations in teaching, research, and service, this comprehensive book explores the challenging path toward tenure. Drawing from research literature on faculty development, pedagogy, and psychology, How to Get Tenure covers topics such as productivity, research agendas, publication, service, and preparing a dossier. Whether... read more
How can we teach better quicker? In Powerful Pedagogy, Ruth Powley, Love Learning Ideas blogger and experienced teacher and school leader, debunks teaching and learning myths and shows how the more we know about pedagogy, the more able we are to make informed and efficient choices about our practice, saving ourselves valuable time. Focusing on building sequences of learning rather than one-off... read more
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Editor/proofreader: experience in post-doc level books to EYFS and primary KS1 via academic articles, theses and commercial reports
I am a professional back of book indexer. My preferred subjects are biology and social studies, but I've indexed a wide variety of subjects!