Professional Communication in Science and Technology

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Course No: BIOL.6040-001; SIS Class Nbr: 14637; SIS Term: 2830
Course Status: Open Added 11/29/18

Course Description

The course instructs students in developing effective writing and speaking skills required for preparation of publishable scientific manuscripts and presentations. The importance of clear, concise writing style and delivery of presentations to both research, scientists and non-scientists is emphasized. Guest speakers discuss commercialization of technology, intellectual property, and electronic literature searches/citation. Experimental design, statistical analyses, research grant preparation, and poster presentations are also reviewed. Outside readings are used to critically evaluate contemporary issues related to disclosure, conflict of interet, publishing ethics, biosecurity, and electronic science collaborations/team research.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
  • Special Notes: Students with a CSCE or UGRD career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
  • Section Notes:
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Abiche Dewilde
  • Textbook Information

When Offered & Tuition

  • T , 6:30 PM-9:20 PM
  • Spring 2019: Jan 22 to May 07
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

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