How to create scientific communication for a specific purpose and audience
What will you learn?
- The importance and purpose of scientific writing
- The different audiences for scientific research
- Identify the types and styles of scientific writing
- The obligations of professional scientific writing
Besides writing a thesis, all researchers are obligated to regularly communicate and share their work with others. Whether it is for review or to get published or for dissemination of information, being able to write well is an essential skill for researchers. But not all writing is the same? Experts say scientific writing needs to differ depending on who your target reader is, and your content and style will need to change to ensure you communicate effectively.
This well-structured and optimally paced program will help you understand the right audience and the specific purpose for your scientific writing. It will also teach you about the different writing styles suited for different audiences and help with context building. This course will also provide you with expert tips on how to refine the quality of your writing to create a favorable impression with your readers.
What topics will you cover?
Lecture 1: Introduction
Lecture 2: Objectives of this course
Lecture 3: Purpose of scientific writing
Lecture 4: Audience for scientific writing
Lecture 5: Selecting a document type
Lecture 6: Styles of a scientific writing
Lecture 7: Selecting a writing style
Lecture 8: Obligations of writers
Lecture 9: Summary
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