Rankin, Andrea AE

Andrea’s editing expertise includes educational design (elearning), website design (information architecture, SEO and user accessibility), ezines, educational and academic documents, and newsletters. She is also a copy editor, proofreader, web writer, and researcher (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

Address:
Grange SA 5022
Business:
0424 694 691
Email:

Experience

In-house:
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
Freelance:
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

Qualifications

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

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

Join us

The Society of Editors (SA) is a branch of IPEd and works actively to support and promote editors and the editing profession, both in South Australia and nationally. As a member of IPEd, you will have access to a variety of benefits.

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Conferences

The 8th IPEd National Editors Conference, Advancing Our Profession, will be held in Brisbane from 13 to 15 September 2017.

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Rankin, Andrea AE

Andrea’s editing expertise includes educational design (elearning), website design (information architecture, SEO and user accessibility), ezines, educational and academic documents, and newsletters. She is also a copy editor, proofreader, web writer, and researcher (database searching).