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390.710.02 BIOMEDICAL WRITING I

Department:
Clinical Investigation
Term:
1st term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Monday,  3:30 - 5:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Sarah Poynton
Course Instructor:

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Description:

Introduces the process of writing peer -reviewed research papers and provides a brief overview of grant proposal writing. Emphasizes a logical organization, clear writing, and an understanding of readers and reviewers expectations. Students prepare selected sections of a first draft of a research paper based on their own research, and they receive feedback on their drafts through in-class discussion and written comments from the instructor.

Methods of Assessment:

Evaluation based on homework assignments and class participation.

Multiterm:

Final grade applies to all terms

Enrollment Restriction:

max of 2 non-GTPCI students

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

Permission is required of all non-GTPCI students

For consent, contact:

spoynton@jhsph.edu

Special Comments:

Grade issued at the end of 2nd term after completion of 390.711.