Fiches de cours 2018-2019

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Scientific Writing (3) (Sion)

ENG-613(3)

Lecturer(s) :

Bless Ann Sheila

Language:

English

Remarque

Next time: Fall 2018 (Oct-Nov) - EPFL Sion

Summary

To make researchers aware of good scientific writing, help them structure their articles, point out pitfalls in scientific writing, enable researchers to face their writing with confidence, deal with specific problems in writing research proposals.

Content

Comparing different styles in scientifc writing

Turning clumsy, wordy writing into clear understandable English

Editing a badly written article

Each participant will write a title, abstract and introduction which will be commented on by all participants and trainer. The

emphasis is on structure and readability

The discussion and results section will be dealt in detail with by commenting on published ones.

On day 4-5 there will be individual sessions of 30 minutes; participants can bring any writing of their own choice.

 

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Important concepts to start the course

as from 2nd  year and in the process of writing an article

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

In the programs

Reference week

 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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