Instructor(s): Christine Booth
Number of Credit Hours: 3
Cross-listings: PLAS 403, HORT 803
Prerequisites: Senior standing or higher, an ACE 1 written communication course, an ACE 2 oral communication course, and permission of instructor.
Description: Reading and critiquing, writing, and presenting scientific information. Use research data to compose a manuscript in standard scientific format, and prepare and present a poster to a general audience. Ethical issues in research and writing.
Learning Outcomes/Course Objectives
- Understand and analyze the various types and purposes of technical writing.
- Understand scientific ethics and demonstrate ethical writing.
- Understand and apply technical writing skills to produce a clear, logical, and grammatically correct scientific manuscript or thesis chapter.
- Know and apply the writing process to create an original scientific manuscript.
- Justify scientific interpretations by demonstrating a broad knowledge of the relevant scientific field.
- Evaluate the clarity, logic, and grammatical correctness of scientific writing.
- Create and present a scientific poster.