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Kursussøgning, efter- og videreuddannelse

Scientific Writing, Planning and Presentation

Practical information
Study year 2016/2017
Time
Block 1
Programme level Full Degree Master
ECTS 7,5 ECTS
Course responsible
  • Gemma C. Solomon (8-6d7975727573757446696e6b7334717b346a71)
  • Department of Chemistry
Course number: NKEA09010U

Course content

The course addresses higher-level aspects of communication (both written and oral) as required by a Masters student.

Learning outcome

Knowledge:
good practice for searching and organising literature
good practice for making figures

Skills:
to write a cover letter
to write a small grant application
to structure a research project
to present research in front of a group
to write a research communication

Competency:
to plan and communicate a reserach project

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Education

MSc Programme in Agriculture

MSc Programme in Chemistry

MSc Programme in Nanoscience

Studyboard

Study Board of Physics, Chemistry and Nanoscience

Course type

Single subject courses (day)

Teacher

Gemma Solomon
Kim Dalby
Jes Andersen

Duration

1 block

Schedulegroup

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Teaching and learning methods

A mixture of lectures, group work, exercises, and student presentations

Capacity

50

Language

English

Literature

The Elements of Style
William Strunk, E.B. White
Publisher: Longman; 4th edition (August 2, 1999)
ISBN-10: 020530902X
ISBN-13: 978-0205309023

Lecture slides uploaded to Absalon

Workload

Category Hours
Lectures 42
Practical exercises 9
Preparation 10
Project work 145
English 206

Exam (Assignments)

Type of assessment

Written assignment
Other
(all assignments are English only)
Assignment 1- Cover letter (10% of total grade)
Assignment 2 - Grant Application (20% of total grade)
Assignment 3 - Outline (20% of total grade)
Assignment 4 - Presentation (20% of total grade)
Assignment 5 - Paper (30% of total grade)

Aid

All aids allowed

Marking scale

7-point grading scale

Criteria for exam assessment

The grading will be based on a combination of formal mistakes (spelling, grammar, etc.) and style.

Censorship form

No external censorship

Exam period

Continuous evaluation of the Assigments

Re-exam

The reexam is based on a single, new assignment 5 given to the student.

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