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The course develops technical writing skills necessary to communicate information gained through a process of technical or experimental work. The course highlights the factors that determine the degree of technicality of the language and concepts involved. You will learn how to write different technical reports, e.g., laboratory reports, research reports, design and feasibility reports, progress reports, consulting reports, etc. The course also approaches several language, structure, style, and content issues that you can encounter while reporting the results of your research....
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cursos 100% online

Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
Calendar

Prazos flexíveis

Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.
Intermediate Level

Nível intermediário

Clock

Approx. 16 hours to complete

Sugerido: 4 weeks of study, 2-4 hours per week....
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English

Legendas: English...

Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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1 hora para concluir

Introduction

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Reading
1 vídeo (Total de 1 min), 6 leituras
Video1 vídeos
Reading6 leituras
Elena Bazanova10min
MIPT10min
LTTC10min
Clarivate Analytics10min
Valentin Bogorov & Darya Bukhtoyarova (Clarivate Analytics)10min
Grading Policy10min
Week
2
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3 horas para concluir

Module I: From Start to Finish

This module will help you acquire knowledge about technical writing, which deals with complex topics in precise ways. The module covers issues related to workplace research that you will have to conduct as a technical writer. Regardless of which technique you use, your challenge will be to sort the relevant information from the irrelevant, and the accurate from the bogus. The module focuses on audience, purpose, and measures of excellence in technical documents. In addition, you will learn what it means to be a good technical communicator. The references included at the end this module will serve as a perfect complement to the information described in the video lectures....
Reading
9 vídeos (Total de 52 min), 1 leitura, 7 testes
Video9 videos
What’s in a name?5min
Characteristics of Technical Writing6min
Measures of Excellence in Technical Documents4min
The Content Approach7min
Acquiring the Three Types of Knowledge6min
Understanding Audience and Purpose6min
Collaborative Writing7min
Writing for Multiple Audiences5min
Reading1 leituras
Recommended readings and resources10min
Quiz7 exercícios práticos
Preview Test6min
Graded Quiz10min
Preview Test6min
Graded Quiz10min
Preview Test6min
Graded Quiz10min
End-of-Module Test40min
Week
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5 horas para concluir

Module II: Organizing the Information

In this Module, you will learn how to use visuals to communicate a large amount of information quickly and efficiently. The Module provides general guidelines for using graphical tools that you can use to design visuals with the output process of the report in mind. In addition, you will learn how to define a term using various techniques of extended definitions. The Module also provides guidelines for effective planning of technical report writing....
Reading
9 vídeos (Total de 47 min), 2 leituras, 8 testes
Video9 videos
Visuals4min
Technical definition6min
Extensions5min
Mechanism Description5min
Mechanism in Operation5min
Planning Stage4min
Report Structure: Part 14min
Report Structure: Part 29min
Reading2 leituras
FAQ concerning peer-review assignments.10min
Recommended readings and resources10min
Quiz7 exercícios práticos
Preview Test6min
Graded Quiz14min
Preview Test6min
Graded Quiz12min
Preview Test6min
Graded Quiz10min
End-of-Module Test40min
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3 horas para concluir

Module III: Researching Your Subject

This module will help you develop an enhanced understanding of such types of technical documentation as feasibility and recommendation reports, instructions as well as laboratory research. The module covers issues related to various types of academic and workplace research. The focus is on acquiring the best available information – the most accurate, most unbiased, most comprehensive, and most current....
Reading
10 vídeos (Total de 59 min), 1 leitura, 7 testes
Video10 videos
Academic vs. Workplace Research4min
Conducting Secondary Research7min
Primary Research12min
Focus on Process3min
Laboratory Report4min
Feasibility, recommendation, and evaluation reports6min
Instructions7min
Checklist for the technical report5min
Style of writing6min
Reading1 leituras
Recommended readings and resources10min
Quiz7 exercícios práticos
Preview Test6min
Graded Quiz10min
Preview Test6min
Graded Quiz10min
Preview Test6min
Graded Quiz10min
End-of-Module Test40min
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Melhores avaliações

por DDMar 30th 2018

It's an amazing begin for peoples that need to have a first contact with the technical writing. The activities and lessons permit an engagement with other participants.

por IHJul 26th 2017

This course was a great opportunity to learn the pros and cons of technical writing. It was such an informative, interesting and enlightening learning experience.

Instrutores

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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  • 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 enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. 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.

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