- Course and reviews key principles of effective writingintroduces the course and reviews key principles of effective writing. In particular, you will practice cutting clutter from writing.
- Writing with strong, active verbsFocuses on writing with strong, active verbs. Lessons include how to: write in the active voice; avoid turning verbs into nouns; choose strong verbs; and get to the main verb of a sentence quickly.
- Vary sentence structure and write strong paragraphsReviews how to vary sentence structure and write strong paragraphs. You will practice using the dash, colon, semi-colon, and parentheses, as well as writing well-organized and concise paragraphs.
- Reviews the writing processReviews the writing process. I will give you tips for making the writing process easier, more efficient, and more organized.
- Reviews the sections of a scientific manuscriptReviews the sections of a scientific manuscript. You will learn how to format tables and figures, and how to write results, methods, introduction, and discussion sections.
- Peer review process, as well as ethical issues in scientific publishingDiscusses the peer review process, as well as ethical issues in scientific publishing. You will learn how to avoid plagiarism, determine authorship, submit a paper, write a peer review, and avoid predatory journals.
- Types of writing beyond original research manuscriptsReviews types of writing beyond original research manuscripts. You will learn how to write review papers, grants, letters of recommendation, and personal essays.
- Communication with broader audiencesReviews communication with broader audiences. You will learn how work with the media, be interviewed, conduct an interview, and write about science for general audiences.
- Final oral group examinationThe Exam is planned as an ORAL GROUP EXAMINATION, online on ZOOM Platform. A Student should log in 20 minutes prior to Exam Session. Temporary internet breakdown is for up to 10 min. If longer - a written request to the course director, cc study office manager for further decision to reschedule the Exam for another date for examination: with different exam questions.
- James P. LeSage, & Christine Thomas-Agnan. (2015). Interpreting Spatial Econometric Origin-Destination Flow Models. Journal of Regional Science, (2), 188. https://doi.org/10.1111/jors.12114
- Washington, S., Karlaftis, M. G., & Mannering, F. L. (2003). Statistical and Econometric Methods for Transportation Data Analysis. Boca Raton: Chapman and Hall/CRC. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=111069
- Washington, S., Karlaftis, M. G., & Mannering, F. L. (2011). Statistical and Econometric Methods for Transportation Data Analysis (Vol. Second edition). Boca Raton, FL: Chapman and Hall/CRC. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1763415