Writing is central to scientific communication and academic work. This course will introduce you to writing and reviewing scientific articles and theses. We will use a mixture of lectures, individual and group work, and article discussions to understand the DOs and DON'Ts in scientific writing. Foremost, you will learn strategies that are common to both thesis and paper writing, including (i) how to plan, organise and structure your article/thesis, (ii) how to research relevant literature, (iii) how to write different parts of articles/theses, (iv) how to plan and integrate visual items, (v) how to evaluate articles/theses of your peers, (vi) how to identify and avoid plagiarism, and (vii) how to cite correctly. Additionally, we will discuss certain aspects that are specific to writing scientific articles, for example journal aims and scopes, editorial processes. Also, soft skills will be trained and practiced during the course including the preparation/development of own high quality presentations.
In the end, you should be able to communicate your scientific results in a correct, structured and appealing way, for your thesis or academia.
The course will contain both synchronous and asynchronous sessions. Videos will be provided for class material complementing the synchronous lectures. Online meeting will be used for the exercises, question and answers.
For the successful completion of this course, the following achievements are mandatory i) attend the seminar and complete the exercises and homework. These are further mandatory to be able to ii) submit 3 scientific assignments and iii) submit a final scientific qualifying paper. Steps i) and ii) are required to qualify for the final paper (iii). Fulfillment of one exercise will qualify you to moving to the next lecture /exercise. MOODLE is used for exchange of material.
Time effort: class attendance (2 hours/week) + class preparation/homework (1-2 hours/week)+ assignments (4 hours/assignment)+ final report (> 40 hours). Note that these estimated times may of course vary.
For the successful completion of this course, you will need to complete the exercises and assignments as outlined above.
Die Veranstaltung wurde 2 mal im Vorlesungsverzeichnis SoSe 2021 gefunden: