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Programa de cursos integrados
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Horas para completar

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Sugerido: 4 weeks, 3 - 4 hours per week...
Idiomas disponíveis

Inglês

Legendas: Inglês
Programa de cursos integrados
100% online

100% online

Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
Prazos flexíveis

Prazos flexíveis

Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.
Nível intermediário

Nível intermediário

Horas para completar

Aprox. 13 horas para completar

Sugerido: 4 weeks, 3 - 4 hours per week...
Idiomas disponíveis

Inglês

Legendas: Inglês

Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

Semana
1
Horas para completar
4 horas para concluir

Science Writing

MODULE I: SCIENCE WRITING will help you develop an enhanced understanding of English written pattern, based on Anglo-American rhetorical conventions. The module covers issues relating to writing strategies, style, hedging, clear meaning, organization, and choice of first person pronouns. The focus is on improving your ability to write academic English appropriate to a research article....
Reading
10 videos (Total 52 min), 6 leituras, 7 testes
Video10 videos
Writing in English4min
Anglo-American Rhetorical Traditions3min
Golden Rules of Scientific Writing3min
Clarity, Precision, and Accuracy8min
Hedging5min
Fuzzy and Smothered Words5min
Function and Structure Words7min
I and We in Scientific Writing5min
Who, Which, … or That?6min
Reading6 leituras
Elena Bazanova10min
MIPT10min
LTTC10min
Grading Policy10min
Supplementary materials10min
Takeaways10min
Quiz7 exercícios práticos
Self-assessment6min
Progress Check18min
Self-assessment6min
Progress check18min
Self-assessment6min
Progress Check18min
End-of-Module Test50min
Semana
2
Horas para completar
3 horas para concluir

The Challenge

MODULE II: THE CHALLENGE covers issues relating to the internal text structures intrinsic to a research article. The module clarifies the usage of three major types of modifiers (squinting, misplaced, and dangling) and suggests a number of strategies to avoid obvious negation. In addition, you will learn how to create stronger academic writing by choosing the right verb form used either in active or passive voice. The module teaches Anglo-American style of outlining, paragraphing, and argumentation to make the reading process easier for the reader. Also, you will develop an awareness of the process of journal analysis....
Reading
9 videos (Total 59 min), 2 leituras, 7 testes
Video9 videos
Hidden Negation5min
Active vs. Passive4min
Tenses in Scientific Writing7min
Punctuation4min
A Unit of Composition8min
Anglo-American Style of Argumentation6min
Presenting Results or Telling a Story?6min
Journal Analysis6min
Reading2 leituras
Supplementary materials10min
Takeaways10min
Quiz7 exercícios práticos
Self-assessment6min
Progress Check18min
Self-assessment6min
Progress Check18min
Self-assessment6min
Progress Check18min
End-of-Module Test50min
Semana
3
Horas para completar
5 horas para concluir

The Manuscript

MODULE III: THE MANUSCRIPT will teach you how to prepare a publishable paper in the IMRaD (Introduction, Methods & Materials, Results, and Discussion) format. The module provides clear instructions on manuscript writing. You will gain a better understanding of four elements that underlie the structure of all stories, including those you write in science – Opening, Challenge, Action, and Resolution, which can be easily mapped on the IMRaD format....
Reading
9 videos (Total 42 min), 3 leituras, 8 testes
Video9 videos
The IMRaD Format4min
Introduction4min
Materials and Methods3min
Results4min
Discussion3min
Title, Abstract, and Keywords5min
Acknowledgments4min
References4min
Reading3 leituras
Supplementary materials10min
Takeaways10min
FAQ concerning peer-review assignments.10min
Quiz7 exercícios práticos
Self-assessment6min
Progress Check18min
Self-assessment6min
Progress Check18min
Self-assessment6min
Progress Check18min
End-of-Module Test50min
Semana
4
Horas para completar
6 horas para concluir

Scientific Communication

MODULE IV: SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATION covers issues concerning the manuscript submission process. The module highlights editorial requirements, scientific integrity and publishing ethics. In addition, you will learn several self-editing techniques that will enable you to prepare your manuscript for submission. The module suggests ways to self-promote in academia....
Reading
8 videos (Total 73 min), 2 leituras, 7 testes
Video8 videos
Manuscript Submission3min
The Road to Calvary7min
Ethics8min
Self-Promotion7min
Interview24min
Interview12min
Goodbye Messagemin
Reading2 leituras
Supplementary materials10min
FAQ concerning peer-review assignments.10min
Quiz6 exercícios práticos
Self-assessment6min
Progress Check18min
Self-assessment6min
Progress Check18min
End-of-Module Test50min
Final Test10min
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por GADec 16th 2016

Will definately watch the videos and use the materials over an over again\n\nThe best academic writing course that I've taken since I started to study abroad in 2013

por AGMay 14th 2016

Nice course. Very informative. It will built your skills strongly. Thank you very much Coursera & Moscow Institute of Physics & Technology.

Instrutores

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Elena Bazanova

Director of the Language Training and Testing Center
Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Sobre Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Московский физико-технический институт (неофициально известный как МФТИ или Физтех) является одним из самых престижных в мире учебных и научно-исследовательских институтов. Он готовит высококвалифицированных специалистов в области теоретической и прикладной физики, прикладной математики, информатики, биотехнологии и смежных дисциплин. Физтех был основан в 1951 году Нобелевской премии лауреатами Петром Капицей, Николаем Семеновым, Львом Ландау и Сергеем Христиановичем. Основой образования в МФТИ является уникальная «система Физтеха»: кропотливое воспитание и отбор самых талантливых абитуриентов, фундаментальное образование высшего класса и раннее вовлечение студентов в реальную научно-исследовательскую работу. Среди выпускников МФТИ есть Нобелевские лауреаты, основатели всемирно известных компаний, известные космонавты, изобретатели, инженеры....

Sobre o Programa de cursos integrados English for Research Publication Purposes

In five courses, you will acquire the knowledge and skills that are deemed to be essential to success in scientific writing. You will develop your expertise with a range of academic literacy skills and self-editing strategies to prepare a publishable manuscript that editors will take seriously. You will learn the unwritten rules of good writing to meet the requirements of modern-day research publications. You will also learn practical tools and techniques for writing an easy-to-read persuasive grant proposal and a convincing request for funding. Finally, you will gain skills necessary to communicate information obtained through a process of technical or experimental work. This Specialization is the perfect first step into the world of research publications. It is designed to take your knowledge of academic writing and turn it into an in-depth understanding of current trends in scientific writing to help you get published in an international journal, win a research project grant, or report research findings. Our general goal was to make this Specialization as convenient as possible for you without sacrificing any essential content....
 English for Research Publication Purposes

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