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330.642.11 Manuscript Writing for the Social and Behavioral Sciences


Mental Health
Summer Inst. term
1 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
East Baltimore
Wed 05/29/2019 - Wed 05/29/2019
Class Times:
  • Wednesday,  8:30am - 4:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Tamar Mendelson
Course Instructor :
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only

Trains students to prepare manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed journals with a focus on empirical papers. Discusses topics relevant to effective communication and dissemination of ideas, including journal selection.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Use strategies that enhance productive writing
  2. Formulate and organize an empirical paper
  3. Select an appropriate journal for manuscript submission
  4. Understand how to produce an empirical manuscript ready for submission to a peer-reviewed journal
Methods of Assessment:

10% Class participation, 90% course assignment. Course assignment is to prepare a detailed outline for a manuscript, select an appropriate journal for submission, provide a writing schedule and timeline.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

This 1 credit Summer Institute course does not count in fulfillment of the 3 credit course entitled "Manuscript Writing for Mental Health Research," which is required for doctoral students in the Department of Mental Health.