Upon completing the Specialization, the learners will be able to write compelling research articles, persuasive grant proposals and convincing requests for funding, and effective technical reports. In addition, the learners will be able to demonstrate the acquired skills in preparing an effective poster for presenting research findings.
Programa Especializado - English for Research Publication Purposes
English for Research Publication Purposes. Learn effective strategies for writing research publications in English.
Sobre este Programa Especializado
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.
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Descripción general de los proyectos
- Intermediate Specialization.
- Some related experience required.
Academic LiteracyPróxima sesión: Aug 27
- 4 weeks of study, 2-4 hours per week.
Acerca del CursoThis is the first course of the English for Research Publication Purposes Specialization. The course is an introduction to what you need to know about academic discourse. You’ll gain important critical reading skills to help you develop
Scholarly CommunicationPróxima sesión: Aug 27
- 4 weeks, 3 - 4 hours per week
Acerca del CursoScholarly Communication is a concise but comprehensive course on how to write research papers in English. The course will help the candidates gain a better understanding of the rhetorical conventions of English and the common challenges the candidates may
Grant ProposalPróxima sesión: Aug 27
Acerca del CursoThe course provides guidance on developing a strong application that will allow reviewers to better evaluate the science and merit of your proposal. You will learn how to put your ideas into proper words, arrange a clear and concise paper and search
Technical WritingPróxima sesión: Aug 27
- 4 weeks of study, 2-4 hours per week.
Acerca del CursoThe course develops technical writing skills necessary to communicate information gained through a process of technical or experimental work. The course highlights the factors that determine the degree of technicality of the language and concepts involved
English for Research Publication Purposes: Capstone ProjectComienza el January 2018
Acerca del CursoThe English for Research Publication Purposes Capstone, the specialization’s culminating project, is an opportunity for those who have completed all four courses of the specialization to apply what they have learned to write an original research paper for publication. For the final project, you will prepare a research poster, which will be evaluated and graded by your fellow capstone participants.
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