COURSES

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A very warm welcome to Science Writing. This site has been designed to give you practical information about the course and tips about writing. There are resources to support your writing as well as opportunities to discuss your writing with your colleagues through the forum discussions. If you have any questions or experience any problems whatsoever, please do contact us. We wish you all the best with your writing! The Writing Team.

The core of engaging with Science Writing is through practice, reflection, and practice. The course highlights the importance of getting up and tell your story and practice different strategies which will help you to grow in confidence and public speaking.

RESOURCES

This is the writing resources section. It explains how to give good peer feedback to your colleagues  as well as how to use the feedback you receive from them. It also contains a great number of resources to support your critical thinking skills when engaged with your writing tasks. We have materials related to developing productive writing habits, strategies, and  tools as well as links to external sites offering excellent writing support.

We have developed and collected a great number of resources to support your critical thinking when engaged with your writing tasks. We have materials related to developing productive writing habits, strategies, and tools. In addition, you can find a great number of resources about

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INSTRUCTORS

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Science Writing belongs to everybody who is an active participant in the process across the disciplines. We believe in the power of including and training PhD students who have taken the course to support the teaching and learning process in future semesters.

Thus, we would like to introduce you to our SciWri team for this semester.

EVENTS

DATE

TIME

EVENT

LOCATION

STUDENTS

Monday, September 09

12:15-14:00

Lecture: Introduction to the course SciWri

Tõstamaa

All students

 

Monday, September 16

 

12:15-13:30

 

Workshop 1: Writing the introduction section

 

Conference Hall

 

All students

Friday, September 20

12:15-16:00

Shut-up-and-write (session A)

Kodavere

Group A: Based on sign-up

 

Wednesday, September 25

 

12:15-16:00

 

Shut-up-and-write (session B)

 

Tõstamaa

 

Group B: Based on sign-up

Thursday, September 26

23:59

Deadline: Submit your draft Introduction section for review

Submit to group Owncloud folder

All writing groups

 

Monday, September 30

 

10:15-11:45

 

Writing Group meeting 01: Reviewing the introduction section

 

Assigned group work rooms

 

All writing groups

Monday, September 30

12:15-13:30

Elective WS: Visualizing writing

Tõstamaa

Elective: based on sign-up

DATE

TIME

EVENT

LOCATION

STUDENTS

Monday, October 07

12:15-13:30

Workshop 2: Writing the literature review section

Conference Hall

All students

 

Wednesday, October 09

 

12:15-16:00

 

Shut-up-and-write (session A)

 

Kodavere

 

Group A: Based on sign-up

Friday, October 11

12:15-16:00

Shut-up-and-write (session B)

Tõstamaa

Group B: Based on sign-up

 

Monday, October 14

 

23:59

 

Deadline: Submit your second draft for review

 

Submit to group Owncloud folder

 

All writing groups

Monday, October 21

10:15-11:45

Writing group meeting 02: Reviewing the literature review section (2nd draft)

Assigned group work rooms

All writing groups

 

Monday, October 21

 

12:15-13:30

 

Workshop 03: Writing the Methods section

 

Conference Hall

 

All Students

Monday, October 28

12:15-13:45

Elective WS: Reference management systems
with Vladislav Ivaništšev

Tõstamaa

Elective: based on sign-up

 

Monday, October 28

 

23:59

 

Deadline: Submit your draft Methods section for review

 

Submit to group Owncloud folder

 

All students

DATE

TIME

EVENT

LOCATION

STUDENTS

 

Monday, November 04

 

10:15-12:00

 

Writing group meeting 03: Reviewing the methods section

 

Assigned group work rooms

 

All writing groups

Monday, November 11

12:15-14:00

Workshop 04: writing the results/discussion section

Conference room

All students

 

Monday, November 18

 

12:15-13:45

 

Elective WS: Digital tools for writing / writing alone and writing together

 

Tõstamaa

 

Elective: based on sign-up

Thursday, November 21

23:59

Deadline for Results/Discussion section

Submit to group Owncloud folder

All students

 

Monday, November 25

 

10:15-12:00

 

Writing group meeting 04: Reviewing the results/discussion section

 

Group work rooms

 

All students

Monday, November 25

12:15-13:30

Workshop 05: writing the conclusion section & abstract

Conference Hall

All students

DATE

TIME

EVENT

LOCATION

STUDENTS

Monday, December 02

12:15-14:00

Workshop 06: Watch your language/ writing your PhD — what next?

Tõstamaa

All students

 

Monday, December 09

 

23:59

 

Deadline for final review

 

Submit to group Owncloud folder

 

All writing groups

 

Monday, December 16

 

10:15-12:00

 

Writing group meeting 05: final review

 

Group work rooms

 

All writing groups

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