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100 % en línea

100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Nivel intermedio

Nivel intermedio

Horas para completar

Aprox. 19 horas para completar

Sugerido: 4 weeks of study, 2-4 hours per week....
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

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Introduction

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Reading
1 video (Total 1 min), 6 readings
Video1 video
Reading6 lecturas
Elena Bazanova10m
MIPT10m
LTTC10m
Clarivate Analytics10m
Valentin Bogorov & Darya Bukhtoyarova (Clarivate Analytics)10m
Grading Policy10m
Semana
2
Horas para completar
3 horas para completar

Module I: From Start to Finish

This module will help you acquire knowledge about technical writing, which deals with complex topics in precise ways. The module covers issues related to workplace research that you will have to conduct as a technical writer. Regardless of which technique you use, your challenge will be to sort the relevant information from the irrelevant, and the accurate from the bogus. The module focuses on audience, purpose, and measures of excellence in technical documents. In addition, you will learn what it means to be a good technical communicator. The references included at the end this module will serve as a perfect complement to the information described in the video lectures....
Reading
9 videos (Total 52 min), 1 reading, 7 quizzes
Video9 videos
What’s in a name?5m
Characteristics of Technical Writing6m
Measures of Excellence in Technical Documents4m
The Content Approach7m
Acquiring the Three Types of Knowledge6m
Understanding Audience and Purpose6m
Collaborative Writing7m
Writing for Multiple Audiences5m
Reading1 lectura
Recommended readings and resources10m
Quiz7 ejercicios de práctica
Preview Test6m
Graded Quiz10m
Preview Test6m
Graded Quiz10m
Preview Test6m
Graded Quiz10m
End-of-Module Test40m
Semana
3
Horas para completar
5 horas para completar

Module II: Organizing the Information

In this Module, you will learn how to use visuals to communicate a large amount of information quickly and efficiently. The Module provides general guidelines for using graphical tools that you can use to design visuals with the output process of the report in mind. In addition, you will learn how to define a term using various techniques of extended definitions. The Module also provides guidelines for effective planning of technical report writing....
Reading
9 videos (Total 47 min), 2 readings, 8 quizzes
Video9 videos
Visuals4m
Technical definition6m
Extensions5m
Mechanism Description5m
Mechanism in Operation5m
Planning Stage4m
Report Structure: Part 14m
Report Structure: Part 29m
Reading2 lecturas
FAQ concerning peer-review assignments.10m
Recommended readings and resources10m
Quiz7 ejercicios de práctica
Preview Test6m
Graded Quiz14m
Preview Test6m
Graded Quiz12m
Preview Test6m
Graded Quiz10m
End-of-Module Test40m
Semana
4
Horas para completar
3 horas para completar

Module III: Researching Your Subject

This module will help you develop an enhanced understanding of such types of technical documentation as feasibility and recommendation reports, instructions as well as laboratory research. The module covers issues related to various types of academic and workplace research. The focus is on acquiring the best available information – the most accurate, most unbiased, most comprehensive, and most current....
Reading
10 videos (Total 59 min), 1 reading, 7 quizzes
Video10 videos
Academic vs. Workplace Research4m
Conducting Secondary Research7m
Primary Research12m
Focus on Process3m
Laboratory Report4m
Feasibility, recommendation, and evaluation reports6m
Instructions7m
Checklist for the technical report5m
Style of writing6m
Reading1 lectura
Recommended readings and resources10m
Quiz7 ejercicios de práctica
Preview Test6m
Graded Quiz10m
Preview Test6m
Graded Quiz10m
Preview Test6m
Graded Quiz10m
End-of-Module Test40m
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Principales revisiones

por DDMar 30th 2018

It's an amazing begin for peoples that need to have a first contact with the technical writing. The activities and lessons permit an engagement with other participants.

por IHJul 26th 2017

This course was a great opportunity to learn the pros and cons of technical writing. It was such an informative, interesting and enlightening learning experience.

Instructor

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Elena Bazanova

Director of the Language Training and Testing Center
Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Acerca de Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Московский физико-технический институт (неофициально известный как МФТИ или Физтех) является одним из самых престижных в мире учебных и научно-исследовательских институтов. Он готовит высококвалифицированных специалистов в области теоретической и прикладной физики, прикладной математики, информатики, биотехнологии и смежных дисциплин. Физтех был основан в 1951 году Нобелевской премии лауреатами Петром Капицей, Николаем Семеновым, Львом Ландау и Сергеем Христиановичем. Основой образования в МФТИ является уникальная «система Физтеха»: кропотливое воспитание и отбор самых талантливых абитуриентов, фундаментальное образование высшего класса и раннее вовлечение студентов в реальную научно-исследовательскую работу. Среди выпускников МФТИ есть Нобелевские лауреаты, основатели всемирно известных компаний, известные космонавты, изобретатели, инженеры....

Acerca del programa especializado English for Research Publication Purposes

In five courses, you will acquire the knowledge and skills that are deemed to be essential to success in scientific writing. You will develop your expertise with a range of academic literacy skills and self-editing strategies to prepare a publishable manuscript that editors will take seriously. You will learn the unwritten rules of good writing to meet the requirements of modern-day research publications. You will also learn practical tools and techniques for writing an easy-to-read persuasive grant proposal and a convincing request for funding. Finally, you will gain skills necessary to communicate information obtained through a process of technical or experimental work. This Specialization is the perfect first step into the world of research publications. It is designed to take your knowledge of academic writing and turn it into an in-depth understanding of current trends in scientific writing to help you get published in an international journal, win a research project grant, or report research findings. Our general goal was to make this Specialization as convenient as possible for you without sacrificing any essential content....
 English for Research Publication Purposes

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