Rankin, Andrea AE

Andrea's editing experience includes website design (information architecture, writing for search engine optimisation, and user accessibility) and ezines; educational documents such as training manuals; academic writing (journal articles and theses); newsletters and information booklets; and marketing brochures. Andrea’s skills include writing for the web, copy editing, proofreading, plain English writing for a variety of audiences, and research (database searching). Her varied working life - teacher, librarian, writer and editor of web/print mediums - and fascination with language make up a 'package' of skills.

Contact details

Grange SA 5022
0424 694 691


Flinders University: editing and educational design, using Moodle learning management system; web editor and author: web writing and design; technical writing; online course creation; compilation of course study guides; design of marketing materials and ezines; newsletter editing; survey creation and dissemination
Parent and teacher information booklets; training manuals (Department of Education and Children’s Services); job applications and resumés; report writing (government departments); user guides; research; critical literacy


Master of Arts (Internet Communication Strategies); Graduate Diploma in Library Studies; Diploma of Education; Bachelor of Arts (English/History)

Special skills

Abstracting, Academic editing, Database management, Design for effective communication, Desktop publishing, Electronic publishing, Indexing, On-screen editing, Periodical publications, Picture research, Publication production, Project management, Questionnaire design, Report writing, Research, Technical writing, Word processing, Writing and rewriting

Areas of expertise

Aboriginal studies, Architecture and planning, Art and the arts, Education and training, Environment, Equity issues, Ethics, History, Information technology, Literature, Media studies, Philosophy, Social sciences, Social services, Technical publications, Technology, Women’s studies

Computer software capability

Microsoft Publisher 2007; Microsoft Word 2003/2007; Excel
SharePoint Designer 2007; InDesign; Adobe Fireworks; Moodle learning management system; WordPress and content management systems

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