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Advanced Comment Editing
Welcome item leads and scorebook editors! The "Advanced Comment Writing" presentations posted on this page provide guidance and examples to help you refine your comments in the developing scorebook. For more basic guidance and examples, see the Consensus Review page.
Tech EditingWelcome tech editors! Technical editing includes two parts; the first encompasses a high-level review of the draft scorebook and communication between the technical editor and the team leader. The second part encompasses a thorough quality check of the final scorebook.
As a technical editor, you will ensure that the content of one or more Consensus Review Scorebooks is correct. The scorebook is then checked for grammar and style. The end result is a feedback report for an award applicant—a key customer product of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program.
In the right-hand column are links to several tech-editing job aids. If you are having difficulty with the PowerPoint file formats, this Microsoft Office chart may be helpful.
Reminder: Feedback comments should consist of
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Scorebook Editing ResourcesPowerPoint Presentations:2016 Comment Writing Module (.pptx file)2016 BPEP Editors Presentation to Senior and Alumni Examiners (.pptx file)Polishing Comments Process Strength (.pptx file)Polishing Comments Process OFI (.pptx file)Polishing Comments Results Strength (.pptx file)Polishing Comments Results OFI (.pptx file)PowerPoint Slide Shows:Polishing Comments Process Strength (.ppsx file)Polishing Comments Process OFI slide show (.ppsx file)Polishing Comments Results Strength slide show (.ppsx file)Polishing Comments Results OFI slide show (.ppsx file)
Tech Editing Toolkit2016 Tech Editing Part 1 Step-by-Step Instructions (MS-Word)2016 Tech Editing Part 2 Step-by-Step Instructions (MS-Word)2016 Comment Guidelines (PDF)2016 Scoring Band Descriptors (PDF)2016 Technical Editor Preparation Reference Guide (PDF)Electronic Editing for Word 2007-2010