Learn style and word usage in scientific writing
What will you learn?
- How to articulate and communicate better
- How to avoid superfluous words
- Discover standards you can use for abbreviations and acronyms
Why should you enroll?
Word choice and style help us convey the intended meaning to our target readers. In this course, you will learn how to eliminate word choice errors in scientific writing and create a publish-worthy manuscript.
What topics will you cover?
Lecture 1: Introduction
Lecture 2: Objectives
Lecture 3: Why is English Confusing?
Lecture 4: Impact of Word Choice
Lecture 5: Word Choice
Lecture 6: Commonly Misused Nouns
Lecture 7: Commonly Misused Adjectives
Lecture 8: Commonly Misused Verbs
Lecture 9: Commonly Misused Verbs (Cont.)
Lecture 10: Commonly Misused Prepositions
Lecture 11: Commonly Misused Words for Comparison
Lecture 12: That/Which
Lecture 13: Superfluous Words: Tautology
Lecture 14: Superfluous Words: Pleonasms
Lecture 15: Imprecise Words, Verbs and Phrases
Lecture 16: Abbreviations and Acronyms
Lecture 17: Summary