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Aspects of Scientific Writing

FDA025, 2003HT
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School Computer and Information Science (CIS)
Division HCS
Owner Erik Hollnagel
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Course plan

No of lectures

15 h.

Recommended for

All doctoral students at IDA/HMI.

The course was last given

Fall 2002.

Goals

To provide the basic skills needed for reading, writing and presenting scientific work (journal papers, monographs, presentations). This includes guidelines for structuring written and oral presentations, as well as for critical reading.

Prerequisites

Good working knowledge of English.

Organization

Contents

The seminars will take the form of guided discussions of a number of selected scientific papers, and use these to illustrate essential points relating to reading, writing and presentation. Course participants are required to read through selected papers and discuss these during classes. Course participants are encouraged to suggest examples of papers that they consider particularly good or bad. The papers need not be within their own area of interest or expertise.

Literature

Swales & Feak (1994). Academic writing for graduate students. The University of Michigan Press.

Lecturers

Erik Hollnagel.

Examiner

Erik Hollnagel.

Examination

Active presence during seminars + summary report or presentation.

Credit

3 credits.

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Last updated: 2012-05-03