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This module is an overview of issues and concerns seminal to the success of ventures in the world of contemporary publishing. Considerable time will be spent on three foci: examining the nature of the publishing industry as a cultural/informational node, theory and practice in production and marketing, and the legal territory publishers must navigate.
By the end of this course, participants should be able to:- Demonstrate an awareness of the present conditions of publishing in Singapore- Develop the ability to apply humanities research and research methods to publishing- Develop an appreciation of the particularity, diversity and range of publishing opportunities from both a theoretical and practical perspective- Develop an appreciation of the cultural, social and legal contexts that influence contemporary publishing
1. Publishing in the contemporary world2. Theory of publishing3. Legal concerns of publishing
As with all Humanities courses, this course prepares students for a wide range of employment opportunities in Busincess, Education, Civil Service, and the arts, as it provides specific job scope considerations to supplement the writing, reading, and critical thinking skills that serve Humanities so well in taking on jobs in these sectors. This particular course provides special insight into jobs in Journalism and Media.
Cat-A SSG Funded Courses1
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) 2
Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)3
Group of 3 pax and above
NTU/NIE Alumni, Staff & Students