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Advanced Written Skills: Writing Scientific Papers

Objectives

  •     ● To learn the parts and flow of a typical research paper
  •     ● To learn how to write a scientific paper from pre-writing to final draft
  •     ● To learn how to use the logic structures typically used in scientific papers

Contents

  •     ● How to format and write a clear, logical scientific paper
  •     ● Linear Outlining
  •     ● Research Papers: Letter Format and Full Paper format

Evaluation (total 50 pnts)

Time Line

§Topic 主題Week 週
9wkx2hr18wkx2hr9wkx3hr
1Introduction to course, classmates and teacher (selective)11
6.1Overview11
Chapter 6. Writing Short Papers
6.2Organizing a linear outline12
6.3The Letter Format: Introduction, Body, Conclusion23
6.4Documenting Sources23
6.5Writing to Publish34
Chapter 7. Writing Full Length Papers
7.1Flow of a Research Paper45
7.2Introduction Section45
Evaluation Item Due: "The Story of my Life" Draft 15
7.3Western Logic58
7.4Experimental or Methods Section510
7.5Results Section611
7.6Discussion Section712
7.7Conclusion & Acknowledgments 713
7.8Abstract813
7.9Title, Cover letter, & Final editing814
Evaluation Item Due: Formal Written Report915
8.1Responding to the Refereeskip159
-Evaluation Item Due: Respond to a Referee-17