Related Resources

The following texts, materials, and websites are also recommended for this course.

Alley, Michael. The Craft of Scientific Presentations: Critical Steps to Succeed and Critical Errors to Avoid. 2nd ed. Springer, 2013. ISBN: 9781441982780. [Preview with Google Books]

———. The Craft of Scientific Writing. 3rd ed. Springer, 2009. ISBN: 9780387947662.

Azar, Betty Schrampfer. Chartbook – A Reference Grammar: Understanding and Using English Grammar. 3rd ed. Longman Publishing Group, 2000. ISBN: 9780139587030.

Gillett, Andy. Using English for Academic Purposes: A Guide for Students in Higher Education.

McGaskill, Mary K. Grammar, Punctuation, and Capitalization: A Handbook for Technical Writers and Editors. (PDF) NASA Office of Management, Scientific and Technical Information Division, 1990.

Michaelson, Herbert B. How to Write & Publish Engineering Papers & Reports. 3rd ed. Greenwood, 1990. ISBN: 9780897746502.

National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. On Being a Scientist: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in Research. 3rd ed. National Academies Press, 2009. ISBN: 9780309119702. [Preview with Google Books].

Swales, John W., and Christine B. Feak. Academic Writing for Graduate Students: Essential Tasks and Skills. 3rd ed. University of Michigan Press ELT, 2012. ISBN: 9780472034758.

Williams, Joseph M., and Joseph Bizup. Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace. 12th ed. Pearson, 2016. ISBN: 9780134080413.

Academic Integrity at MIT: A Handbook for Students

Academic Phrasebank, the University of Manchester

Academic Writer, Virtual Language Centre, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Advice on Academic Writing, University of Toronto

Anglo-Link on YouTube

Breaking News English, links and references for corpora and corpus analysis

Corpus Concordance English, corpus and concordance software

Corpus of Contemporary American English, corpus and concordance software

ELS Games World

English Communication for Scientists, Scitable by Nature Education

English with Jennifer: A Site for Language Learners Practice on Points of English Grammar

How to Do Great Research, grad school survival advice from Nick Feamster and Alex Gray

Instructions to Authors in the Health Sciences, the University of Toledo

Irregular Verb Dictionary,

Learn American English Online

MAA Mathematical Communication, a collection of resources for communicating about mathematics

Perfect English Grammar

Useful Websites 2 (ESL), QualityTime-ESL

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Spring 2016