This online workshop caters both for absolute beginners and for those who have begun indexing training, perhaps working on Module A of the Society’s Training Course. It offers:
The workshop is delivered as a powerpoint presentation with exercises interspersed throughout. Once you have completed the exercises you can contact the tutor by email with any questions or to elucidate any points you are not sure about.
The indexing exercises range in length from a paragraph of text to a 20 page booklet: professional index solutions are provided, with notes, for comparison.
The workshop takes 6-7 hours to complete.
What is an index?
Creating index entries
Deciding what to index
Developing the index
Editing and checking
Finding out more
The tutor for this workshop is Jan Worrall, who has been indexing since 1999 and has been a tutor for the SI training course since 2007.
Non-members £120*; SI and SfEP members £90
*Non-members who subsequently join the Society after taking the workshop will receive a £30 discount off the cost of SI membership.
This is just to let you know that I have passed the test for Module A and to say a big thank you for your online course. I truly believe that your course played a crucial part in guiding me and preparing me for the test. The exercises have proved immensely helpful.
— Sophia Avraam
Module A student