ACES2016: Handouts

Certain presenters will make the handouts from their 2016 ACES conference sessions available after the conference. These are provided as a service of the society and of the authors who are sharing their work. Sharing material is at the presenters’ discretion.

While this material is available freely to you, you may not re-use these materials, in any form, without consent of ACES and the authors.

Handouts will be posted as they become available. The links will provide PDFs of session slides unless noted. Some presenters provided document handouts or extra materials.

Click on the session name or the word handout to download the document.


Session materials

Averting Burnout Constructively and Decisively

• Beyond the Plain Language Edit: Going the Extra Mile (slides and handout)

Book Typography 101

Bringing Your Critical News Lens to Sports Editing

College Teaching: So You Want to Go Into the Classroom

• Copy Editing and Corpus Linguistics

Cybersecurity Best Practices for Journalists and Editors

Developing a House Style Guide

Editing for Advertising and Marketing (handout)

Editing in a Vacuum: How to Thrive When You Are the Only Editor in Your Organization

• Getting Into the Thriving Arena of Educational Publishing 

• Getting it Right: Fact-checking Social Media and Nontraditional Sources (slides and handout)

Going for the Gold: Editing Grant Proposals

How to Get Your Dream Job on the Web (slides and handout)

Interpreting Social Media Analytics

Leadership in the Workplace

• Pecha Kucha (Mnemonize Your Editing Choices, Mark Allen)

Responsible Writing and Editing on Sexual Violence (slides and handout)

Rookie Mistakes Even Veterans Make

Save Time and Your Sanity: Increase Your Efficiency With Microsoft Word

• Sexist Creeps: How to Catch and Fix Sexist Language (link to Karen Yin’s resources)

Sweat This, Not That: Real Rules vs. Grammar Myths

• The Nuts and Bolts of Copy Editing Fiction

Tips and Tricks for Using Styles in Microsoft Word

Translation as Teamwork

Turdmonger is Definitely a Closed Compound: Editing in Online Entertainment (session Storify)

• What’s the Word? Inclusive Language for Gender, Race and Disabilities (Ableist Language portion)

Working With Self-Publishing Authors: The Short Course