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2016 Intensive Course in Research Writing

By Barbara Gastel | June 25, 2016

This course ran from 27 June 2016 through 15 July 2016. Slides from each day's session are provided below. To limit file size, items such as decorative images have been deleted. Feel free to use these materials for self-study or in your teaching.

Contents (Note: To access this material, please scroll beyond this day-by-day list and click on the items that you want.)

  • Syllabus
  • Slides: Day 1 (Main Topics: Deciding When and Where to Submit a Paper, Instructions to Authors, Overall Structure of Papers)
  • Slides: Day 2 (Main Topics: Approaching a Writing Project, Writing in English as a Foreign Language, Writing the Methods Section)
  • Slides: Day 3 (Main Topics: Giving Oral Presentations, Citing References)
  • Slides: Day 4 (Main Topics: Writing the Results Section, Using Tables and Figures)
  • Slides: Day 5 (Main Topics: Giving Poster Presentations, Deciding on Titles and Authors, Writing the Discussion Section)
  • Slides: Day 6 (Main Topics: Writing the Introduction, Publishing a Paper)
  • Slides: Day 7 (Main Topics: Ethical and Other Issues, Aspects of Writing Style)
  • Slides: Day 8 (Main Topic: Preparing a Curriculum Vitae; also, completion of lecture material left from previous days)
  • Slides: Day 9 (Main Topic: Preparing Grant Proposals and Progress Reports; note: This presentation is long, and so the latter slides may be saved for Day 10.) 
  • Slides: Day 10 (Main Topic: Preparing Grant Proposals and Progress Reports, continued; mainly presentation of remaining slides from Day 9)
  • Slides: Day 11 (Main Topics: Writing Review Articles, Writing or Supervising a Thesis or Dissertation)
  • Slides: Day 12 (Main Topics: Writing Journal Items Other Than Scientific Papers, Providing Peer Review, Writing Abstracts)
  • Slides: Day 13 (Main Topics: Writing and Publishing Books, Presenting Science to the Public)
  • Slides: Day 14 (Main Topics: Resources for Continuing to Develop Professional Communication Skill, Editing Your Own Work)   [Note: This day was the last day of the course.]
Date
June 25, 2016
Language
English
Types
Presentations
Topics
Scientific writing

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