BMSC 5102 Fundamentals of Scientific Writing
This 2 credit hour course introduces basic elements of technical writing including presentation of keys to effective writing and organization of the writing task. Spelling, grammar, punctuation, organization, elements of style, and other aspects and uses of written language are discussed. Supporting materials such a dictionary, thesaurus, and features of word-processing programs are reviewed. Specific types of technical writing are considered including writing for dissertations and theses, abstracts, journal articles, and grant applications. Didactic presentations alternate with practical writing and related assignments.
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