390.711.01 BIOMEDICAL WRITING II
- Sarah Poynton
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.
This course will prepare you to be able to do the following:
Write a high quality biomedical research paper for submission to a peer-reviewed journal.
Demonstrate logical organization, clear and effective writing, and an understanding of readers’ and reviewers’ expectations.
Describe the content that reviewers expect to see in each of the main sections of a peer-reviewed biomedical research paper.
Demonstrate the ability to edit texts, figures and tables for content, form and style.
Critically analyze, and recommend revisions to, a draft of a biomedical research paper written by a peer, to improve its organization and style.
- Tuesday 1:30 - 3:20