English for Research Publication Purposes Specialization

Starts Dec 18

English for Research Publication Purposes Specialization

English for Research Publication Purposes Specialization

English for Research Publication Purposes. Learn effective strategies for writing research publications in English.

About This Specialization

In five courses, you will acquire the knowledge and skills that are deemed to be essential to success in scientific writing. You will develop your expertise with a range of academic literacy skills and self-editing strategies to prepare a publishable manuscript that editors will take seriously. You will learn the unwritten rules of good writing to meet the requirements of modern-day research publications. You will also learn practical tools and techniques for writing an easy-to-read persuasive grant proposal and a convincing request for funding. Finally, you will gain skills necessary to communicate information obtained through a process of technical or experimental work. This Specialization is the perfect first step into the world of research publications. It is designed to take your knowledge of academic writing and turn it into an in-depth understanding of current trends in scientific writing to help you get published in an international journal, win a research project grant, or report research findings. Our general goal was to make this Specialization as convenient as possible for you without sacrificing any essential content.

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5 courses

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Projects

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Projects Overview

Courses
Intermediate Specialization.
Some related experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Academic Literacy

    Upcoming session: Dec 18
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 2-4 hours per week.
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    This is the first course of the English for Research Publication Purposes Specialization. The course is an introduction to what you need to know about academic discourse. You’ll gain important critical reading skills to help you deve
  2. COURSE 2

    Scholarly Communication

    Upcoming session: Dec 18
    Commitment
    4 weeks, 3 - 4 hours per week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Scholarly Communication is a concise but comprehensive course on how to write research papers in English. The course will help the candidates gain a better understanding of the rhetorical conventions of English and the common challenges the candidates
  3. COURSE 3

    Grant Proposal

    Upcoming session: Dec 18
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    The course provides guidance on developing a strong application that will allow reviewers to better evaluate the science and merit of your proposal. You will learn how to put your ideas into proper words, arrange a clear and concise paper and sear
  4. COURSE 4

    Technical Writing

    Upcoming session: Dec 18
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 2-4 hours per week.
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    The course develops technical writing skills necessary to communicate information gained through a process of technical or experimental work. The course highlights the factors that determine the degree of technicality of the language and concepts invol
  5. COURSE 5

    English for Research Publication Purposes: Capstone Project

    Starts January 2018
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    The English for Research Publication Purposes Capstone, the specialization’s culminating project, is an opportunity for those who have completed all four courses of the specialization to apply what they have learned to write an original research paper for publication. For the final project, you will prepare a research poster, which will be evaluated and graded by your fellow capstone participants.

Creators

  • Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

    Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

    Московский физико-технический институт (неофициально известный как МФТИ или Физтех) является одним из самых престижных в мире учебных и научно-исследовательских институтов. Он готовит высококвалифицированных специалистов в области теоретической и прикладной физики, прикладной математики, информатики, биотехнологии и смежных дисциплин. Физтех был основан в 1951 году Нобелевской премии лауреатами Петром Капицей, Николаем Семеновым, Львом Ландау и Сергеем Христиановичем. Основой образования в МФТИ является уникальная «система Физтеха»: кропотливое воспитание и отбор самых талантливых абитуриентов, фундаментальное образование высшего класса и раннее вовлечение студентов в реальную научно-исследовательскую работу. Среди выпускников МФТИ есть Нобелевские лауреаты, основатели всемирно известных компаний, известные космонавты, изобретатели, инженеры.

  • Elena Bazanova

    Elena Bazanova

    Director of the Language Training and Testing Center
  • Varvara Sosedova

    Varvara Sosedova

    PhD in Philology

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