Syllabus for Presentation and Publication

Presentation och publicering

A revised version of the syllabus is available.

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), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
  • Established: 2008-03-13
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Revised: 2014-02-18
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: week 41, 2013
  • Entry requirements: 120 credits with at least 90 credits in Earth science or biology, alternatively, physics including 30 credits of Earth science (geophysics).
  • 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

Reading list

Applies from: week 17, 2014

Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.

Reading list revisions