Learn how to write for a global audience
Take your research to the world. Practical guidelines and expert tips to help you avoid common errors when writing for an international audience.
What will you learn?
- Guidelines to follow when writing for international journals
- Basic nuances of academic writing to enhance your writing skills
- Presenting data appropriately and effectively for a global audience
- How to avoid common grammar and language-related errors
Every research finding is important and plays a vital role in the way the world evolves. Therefore, it deserves to be seen, heard and discussed by a wider audience. This interactive program, with detailed slides accompanied by an audio lecture, explains how you can get your research to reach the right audience across a wider geography.
This program contains practical guidelines, expert tips, and easy examples to help you understand the nuances of academic writing and avoid some of the most common errors authors make. You will also learn the appropriate use of abbreviations and how to avoid uncommon words or slang when addressing a global audience. At the end of the course, you will feel more confident about writing and communicating effectively!
What topics will you cover?
Lecture 1: Introduction
Lecture 2: Objectives of the course
Lecture 3: Writing for international publications
Lecture 4: Writers fluent in English
Lecture 5: Writers not so fluent in English
Lecture 6: Read to write
Lecture 7: Choosing words
Lecture 8: Simplifying sentences
Lecture 9: Using scientific words
Lecture 10: Using abbreviations
Lecture 11: Summary
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