Master’s studies

Syllabus for Presentation and Publication

Presentation och publicering

Syllabus

  • 5 credits
  • Course code: 1GV006
  • Education cycle: Second cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Earth Science A1N
  • Grading system: Fail (U), 3, 4, 5.
  • Established: 2008-03-13
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Revised: 2016-09-29
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: week 30, 2017
  • Entry requirements: 120 credits with (1) 90 credits in earth science or biology, or (2) 90 credits in technology or physics and 30 credits in earth science or environmental science.
  • Responsible department: Department of Earth Sciences

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the student should be able to

  • present scientific research orally and in writing
  • identify the requirements of presenting scientific research orally and in writing with reference to different target groups and apply them to scientific presentations
  • assess various styles of oral and written presentations with reference to different target groups

Content

Lectures on the basic demands of and styles of oral and written presentations. The content of a scientific article. How to write a successful scientific article. How to avoid the most common linguistic and stylistic mistakes. Practical work with written and oral presentations in various scientific works, and how to referee a scientific manuscript.

Instruction

Lectures, obligatory individual written and oral presentations.

Assessment

Written and oral presentations must be approved.

Reading list

Applies from: week 05, 2017

  • Lecture hand-outs, selected articles and seminar literature

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