COURSES :: ME120.757 :: scientific communication


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    Offered: 2nd Year
    Instructors: Sarah L. Poynton, PhD, Associate Professor
    Credits: 1 credit


    Principles of effective oral and written scientific presentation skills. Exercises include a grant proposal, oral presentations and review of publications


    COURSE objectives


  • Orientation to the principles and practices of scientific investigation - with emphasis on the creative aspect of science.
  • Review the elements of scientific investigation - experimentation, chance, hypothesis, imagination, intuition, reason, observation, difficulties, strategy, personal, scientists.
  • Introduction to library skills and literature searching.
  • Examination of critical thinking.
  • Planning and organizing your time.
  • Identifying the elements of good scientific writing.
  • Understanding the steps in producing a paper for publication.
  • Critical review of scientific papers.


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  • Department library
  • Welch Medical Library
  • Course handouts


    COURSE assignments


    TBA


    COURSE evaluation

  • 1:1 faculty - student interface
  • Critical review critique
  • Written assignment graded
  • Oral presentation graded
  • Final grade


    schedule


    Six sessions. See Departmental Calendar for the 2nd year students.
    Course dates will be announced


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