Module 2 Lesson 4: Learn style and word usage in scientific writing

In this course, you will:

  • Understand factors that influence readability of a document
  • Learn how to maintain objectivity and precision in scientific writing
  • Discover how to maintain clarity and coherence of scientific writing
  • Know how to maintain simplicity and conciseness of scientific writing
  • Learn to incorporate ‘person and point of view’ in your document

Why should you enroll?

The characteristics of scientific language can be broadly identified as readability, objectivity and precision, clarity and coherence, simplicity and conciseness, and the person and point of view. Enrol in this course to study these attributes, use them in your writing, and submit publish-worthy manuscripts.

Course Content:

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • The Language of Science
  • Readability
  • Formulas for Readability
  • Check Your Understanding
  • Objectivity and Precision
  • Check Your Understanding
  • Clarity
  • Coherence
  • Relative Emphasis
  • Simplicity and Conciseness
  • Check Your Understanding
  • Person and Point of View
  • Style
  • Check Your Understanding
  • Summary
  • End of Lesson

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