It was a great learning experience and I am already employing some tricks of the trade. Thanks!PhD, Regulatory Affairs Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Scientific Writing +View More
[T]hese classes have been very useful for me: I am definitely starting with an outline and always wondering whether the report is clear, consistent and able to meet audience needs.Senior Research Associate Mapi Values USA Scientific Writing +View More
It was really nice to work with you over the past two months. Your audience-oriented approach is very useful, as past writing classes I attended always focused on grammar and format, etc.Scientist Bayer Scientific Writing +View More
The course made me take time and think about my writingBlair M., Meteorologist Environment Canada Scientific Writing +View More
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These interactive modules include
- A voiced lecture
- Knowledge checks
- Supplement that includes additional discussion of the module's points
- Writing aid that serves as a checklist for various writing tasks
- Writing option
- Written feedback on writing option
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to
- Discuss what sentence fragments are and how to avoid them
- Avoid writing run-on sentences
- Create possessives and plurals
- Use commas, colons, and semicolons effectively