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This course teaches scientists to become more effective writers, using practical examples and exercises. Topics include: principles of good writing, tricks for writing faster and with less anxiety, the format of a scientific manuscript, peer review, grant writing, ethical issues in scientific publication, and writing for general audiences....
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Sugerido: 8 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week

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GrammarMedical WritingScience CommunicationWriting
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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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2 horas para concluir

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Unit 1 introduces the course and reviews key principles of effective writing. In particular, you will practice cutting clutter from writing....
Reading
7 vídeos (Total de 79 min), 1 teste
Video7 videos
1.2: Examples of what not to do6min
1.3: Overview, principles of effective writing6min
1.4: Cut the clutter17min
1.5: Cut the clutter, more tricks4min
1.6: Practicing cutting clutter9min
Demo Edit 1 (Optional)23min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Unit 1 Homeworkmin

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2 horas para concluir

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Unit 2 focuses on writing with strong, active verbs. Lessons include how to: write in the active voice; avoid turning verbs into nouns; choose strong verbs; and get to the main verb of a sentence quickly....
Reading
7 vídeos (Total de 87 min), 1 teste
Video7 videos
2.2: Is it really OK to use "We" and "I"5min
2.3: Active voice practice5min
2.4: Write with verbs8min
2.5: Practice examples20min
2.6: A few grammar tips10min
Demo Edit 2 (Optional)20min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Unit 2 Homeworkmin

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4 horas para concluir

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Unit 3 reviews how to vary sentence structure and write strong paragraphs. You will practice using the dash, colon, semi-colon, and parentheses, as well as writing well-organized and concise paragraphs....
Reading
8 vídeos (Total de 105 min), 2 testes
Video8 videos
3.2: Practice, colon and dash6min
3.3: Parallelism5min
3.4: Paragraphs9min
3.5: Paragraph Editing I13min
3.6: Paragraph Editing II11min
Module 3.7: A few more tips7min
Demo Edit 3 (Optional)22min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Unit 3 Homeworkmin

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4 horas para concluir

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Unit 4 reviews the writing process. I will give you tips for making the writing process easier, more efficient, and more organized. ...
Reading
7 vídeos (Total de 81 min), 1 teste
Video7 videos
4.2 Overview of the writing process7min
4.3 The pre-writing step11min
4.4 The writing step7min
4.5: Revision5min
4.6: Checklist for the final draft12min
Demo Edit 4 (Optional)20min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Unit 4 Homeworkmin
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Melhores avaliações

por HEDec 20th 2017

Thanks Dr. Kristin for this interesting course. It was so useful. I have learnt a lot from it. Your pretty way of teaching encouraged me to complete the course. Thanks for this exciting experience.

por DKJun 17th 2018

Extremely helpful for someone who is just beginning his scientific career (me). It is particularly convenient to have examples from medical articles, as this is the science field I am exploring.

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Dr. Kristin Sainani

Associate Professor
Health Research and Policy

Sobre Stanford University

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Perguntas Frequentes – FAQ

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

  • Yes. There is a Stanford Lagunita offering, and a Continuing Medical Education (CME) offering. The different offerings are described below:

    The Stanford Lagunita offering is self-paced, unmoderated, includes self assessment assignments, and offers you the ability to earn a free Statement of Accomplishment.

    The Coursera offering is provided on a monthly basis, is more moderated, includes peer assessment assignments, and offers you the ability to earn a certificate of completion for a fee.

    The CME offering can be used to earn Continuing Medical Education credits.

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