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330.642.11
Manuscript Writing for the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Location:
Online/Virtual
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Department:
Mental Health
Credits:
1 credits
Academic Year:
2021 - 2022
Instruction Method:
Synchronous Online
Dates:
Mon 06/14/2021 - Tue 06/15/2021
Class Times:
  • M Tu,  8:30am - 12:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:
Contact:
Tamar Mendelson
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only
Resources:
Description:

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:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 10% Participation
  • 90% Assignments

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

The course will move to a virtual format in two one half day sessions using Zoom. 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.