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Centre for Literay Arts & Publishing (CLAP) | Workshops for Jan-Jun ’07

1. Writing Reviews by Felix Cheong

Learn the art of writing reviews for publication – the general principles and theoretical framework of review writing, the elements that make up a review, how to develop an angle for a review, and introduction to different perspectives for a review.

Date: 12 March 2007 (Mon), 9.00am – 5.00pm

Venue: The Blue Room, the Arts House (at the Old Parliament)

Fee: S$250 per person (S$220 for Early Birds who register by 16 February 2007)


2. Indexing Books and Electronic Materials – Principles and Practice by Max McMaster

Limited Seats Only. Hurry!

Understand the process involved in compiling an index. Participants will gain not only an insight into the art/science of indexing, but also develop the practical skills required by actually compiling an index for a publication.

Date: 18-20 April 2007 (Wed-Fri), 9.00am – 5.00pm

Venue: Carnegie Room, Toa Payoh Community Library

Fee: S$650 per person (S$580 for Early Birds who register by 21 March 2007)

3. The Business of Magazine Publishing by Tan Chee Teik

This workshop will provide all those with an interest in magazine publishing and production an understanding of the processes involved. They will learn both the overview and details of what makes a magazine successful.

Date: 8-10 May 2007 (Tues-Thurs), 9.00am – 5.00pm

Venue: The Blue Room, the Arts House (at the Old Parliament)

Fee: S$450 per person (S$390 for Early Birds who register by 18 April 2007)

4. Reading Aloud to Children by Dr. George Jacobs Back by Popular Demand!

Learn why and how to read aloud to children of all ages. By reading aloud to children, we can help improve children’s reading skills, build their knowledge and increase their love for reading. At the same time, we forge bonds with the children.

Date: 2 June 2007 (Sat), 9.00am – 12.30pm

Venue: To be confirmed

Fee: S$60 per person (S$50 for Early Birds who register by 11 May 2007)


5. Helping Children Write Their Own Simple Books by Dr. George Jacobs
NEW!

Learn how to help children write and construct their own simple books. By helping children create their own books, we enhance children’s reading and writing skills, build their knowledge of the world, and increase their love for books and other reading materials.

Date: 9 June 2007 (Sat), 9.00am – 12.30pm

Venue: To be confirmed

Fee: S$60 per person (S$50 for Early Birds who register by 18 May 2007)

FOR FURTHER DETAILS AND REGISTRATION:
National Book Development Council of Singapore ,
50 Geylang East Avenue 1, Singapore 389777
http://www.bookcouncil.sg/clap.htm
Email: clap(at)bookcouncil.sg Tel: (65) 6848 8290


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