How to use punctuation- Part I & II

What will you learn?

  1. Grammar rules for punctuation
  2. How these rules facilitate scientific communication
  3. How to communicate well with your audience
  4. Best practices to ensure correct punctuation in your writing
How to use punctuation- Part I & II

Why should you enroll?

The declarative nature of scientific writing leans towards sentences that are short, direct and simply constructed. This course will help you use punctuation cautiously and sparingly. In scientific communication, correct punctuation facilitates clarity, simplicity, precision, and readability.

What topics will you cover?

(Part I):

Lecture 1: Introduction

Lecture 2: Objectives

Lecture 3: What is punctuation?

Lecture 4: Issues with poor punctuation

Lecture 5: Period

Lecture 6: Sentence parts

Lecture 7: Sentence parts quiz

Lecture 8: Comma

Lecture 9: Comma- Quick recap

Lecture 10: Colon

Lecture 11: Colon- Quick recap

Lecture 12: Semicolon

Lecture 13: Semicolon- Quick recap

Lecture 14: Summary

(Part II):

Lecture 1: Introduction

Lecture 2: Objectives

Lecture 3: Hyphen

Lecture 4: Hyphen- Quick recap

Lecture 5: Apostrophe

Lecture 6: Apostrophe- Quick recap

Lecture 7: Quotation marks

Lecture 8: Parentheses

Lecture 9: Brackets

Lecture 10: Braces

Lecture 11: Parentheses, brackets and braces- Quick recap

Lecture 12: Dash

Lecture 13: Dash- Quick recap

Lecture 14: Summary