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Some Learning from Teaching

By Barbara Gastel | July 23, 2009

Greetings again. I’m preparing this blog post early, because this weekend I’ll be away from the computer to attend a wedding.

My summer-school teaching will end soon. For me, teaching ...

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2 Short Items

By Barbara Gastel | July 12, 2009

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Hello. I’m writing to you in the early morning, after returning from the airport. I was dropping off a Mexican researcher who had just finished the intensive course in ...

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Making Things Shorter for Easier Reading

By Barbara Gastel | July 4, 2009

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Greetings again. Today is Independence Day in the United States. This evening there will be fireworks.

But now I’ll discuss something less dramatic than fireworks: making things shorter and therefore ...

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One Course Several Ways

By Barbara Gastel | June 27, 2009

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Greetings again. I’m now giving a 3-week intensive course in research writing, mainly for researchers from Mexico. The researchers are here at Texas A&M University for the course.

Julie Walker, ...

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A Favorite Book--Now Free Online

By Barbara Gastel | June 13, 2009

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Greetings again. I’m glad to say that a book I recommend is now available for free online. Here’s the story.

As mentioned, this summer I’m teaching a science-editing course. One ...

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A Favorite Book—Now Free Online

By Barbara Gastel | June 13, 2009

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Greetings again. I’m glad to say that a book I recommend is now available for free online. Here’s the story.

As noted, this summer I’m teaching a science-editing course. One ...

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The 4 Cs of Editing Your Work

By Barbara Gastel | June 7, 2009

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Greetings again from Texas, where the crape myrtle trees are blooming this time of year. Crape myrtles grow well in the area where I live. I enjoy seeing their clouds ...

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New! E-Mail Discussion Group (and More)

By Barbara Gastel | May 23, 2009

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Greetings from Qatar, where I have a layover between flights home from Bangladesh.

While in Bangladesh for the AuthorAID workshop that just ended, I received welcome news: As hoped, AuthorAID is ...

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