301282 VO Essential scientific writing (2021S)
Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert
UPDATE (26.03.2021): due to the current situation, it is highly likely that the lecture course will happen IN DIGITAL (ONLINE) FORMAT ONLY; additional information will be sent out to the registered course participants at least 14 days prior to course begin via email.Beginn: 26.4.2021
Termine: 09:00-10:30 Uhr
26.4; 28.4; 30.4; 03.5; 05.5; 07.5; 10.5; 12.5; 17.5; 19.5; 21.5; 26.5; 31.5.2021COVID19 note: the lectures are planned to be held in a HYBRID form (simultaneously online and on site). Maximal number of on-site participants in Seminar rooms 1/2 is 30; participation on-site requires registration on course Moodle page 5 days prior to the lecture.Assessment is based on the results of the written exam at the end of the lecture series allowing participants to gain a maximum of 100 percentage points. English grammar is NOT graded. Active participation in the course (documented through submission of at least 7 (seven) low-stakes non-graded written assignments on the course Moodle pages before the 1st exam date) will count as a maximal of 15% bonus points towards the final exam. Assignments submitted after 09:00 on 28.5.2021 will not count towards the bonus points.
Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung
Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel
Written exam on selected topics (in English). English grammar not graded.
Completion of >75% of the (optional) writing assignments on the Moodle BEFORE the 1st exam date boosts the final grade by 1 point (e.g., from "2" from the exam grade to a final "1" grade). These bonus points are described in the Moodle and can be used until the end of WS2020.
Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab
Structure of a scientific argument
Elements of research manuscripts and their functions
Planning, drafting and editing
Making research public
* The Craft of Research by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb and Joseph M. Williams, 3rd ed. (2008) university of Chicago Press; ISBN 978-022606566-3
* Essentials of Writing Biomedical Research Papers by Mimi Zeiger (2000) McGraw-Hill Education; ISBN 978-007134544-6