This course includes significant instruction in scientific communications. During the term, Dr. Marilee Ogren-Balkema presents ten lectures on a range of reading, presentation and writing topics.
Gopen, George D., and Judith A. Swan. "The Science of Scientific Writing." The American Scientist 78 (1990): 550-558.
1: Basic Scientific Communication (PDF)
2: How to Review the Literature (PDF)
3: How To Write a Research Proposal (PDF)
4: Preparing Effective Oral Presentations (PDF)
5: How to Write a Mini Literature Review (PDF)
6: How to Write a Research Paper I: Illustrations (PDF - 1.2 MB)
7: How to Write a Research Paper II: Results Section (PDF)
8: How to Write a Research Paper III: Methods Section (PDF)
9: How to Write a Research Paper IV: Introduction and Discussion (PDF)
10: How to Write a Research Paper V: Title and Abstract (PDF)