"Succinct Scientific Writing"

Write concise, precise documents with our online scientific writing course.

The eight modules of this course teach the basics of clear, succinct writing, including how to avoid wordiness, write targeted documents for specific readers, write the various sections of scientific reports, and construct effective editing and proofreading strategies. Each module takes roughly 30 minutes to complete.

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Course Topics:

  • Module 1: Developing a Rhetorical Strategy
  • Module 2: Planning and Writing the Scientific Document
  • Module 3: Being Precise and Concise
  • Module 4: Using Readability Studies to Write Effective Sentences and Paragraphs
  • Module 5: Using Charts, Tables, and Graphs Effectively
  • Module 6: Writing the Components of the Scientific Paper
  • Module 7: Writing the Supplementary Components
  • Module 8: Editing and Proofreading Strategies

This package includes:

  • Voiced lectures
  • 24/7 180-day access
  • Knowledge checks
  • Take-away tips
  • The Hurley Write eBook
  • Certificate of completion
  • Hurley Write Cheat Sheets
  • Writing Options + feedback on up to 10 pages of text per module

Course Topics:

  • Module 1: Developing a Rhetorical Strategy
  • Module 2: Planning and Writing the Scientific Document
  • Module 3: Being Precise and Concise
  • Module 4: Using Readability Studies to Write Effective Sentences and Paragraphs
  • Module 5: Using Charts, Tables, and Graphs Effectively
  • Module 6: Writing the Components of the Scientific Paper
  • Module 7: Writing the Supplementary Components
  • Module 8: Editing and Proofreading Strategies

This package includes:

  • Voiced lectures
  • 24/7 180-day access
  • Knowledge checks
  • Take-away tips
  • The Hurley Write eBook
  • Certificate of completion
  • Hurley Write Cheat Sheets
  • Writing Options + feedback on up to 10 pages of text per module
  • One coaching call per module

Course Topics:

  • Module 1: Developing a Rhetorical Strategy
  • Module 2: Planning and Writing the Scientific Document
  • Module 3: Being Precise and Concise
  • Module 4: Using Readability Studies to Write Effective Sentences and Paragraphs
  • Module 5: Using Charts, Tables, and Graphs Effectively
  • Module 6: Writing the Components of the Scientific Paper
  • Module 7: Writing the Supplementary Components
  • Module 8: Editing and Proofreading Strategies

This package includes:

  • Voiced lectures
  • 24/7 180-day access
  • Knowledge checks
  • Take-away tips
  • The Hurley Write eBook
  • Certificate of completion
  • Hurley Write Cheat Sheets
  • Writing Options + feedback on up to 10 pages of text per module
  • One coaching call per module
  • Report on participant progress
  • Second review of work after revision
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This was a great course and I would recommend it to everyone who does scientific writing. There were lots of practical suggestions with time to practice the techniques. MJ is a good speaker and kept us all engaged.

Peggy F.
- Verified Course Attendee

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What To Expect

While you’re taking this course

Our self-paced online business writing course is delivered in 30-minute modules, broken up into 10-minute segments, to ensure the greatest learning retention. Each module includes voiced lectures, cheat sheets, quizzes, key take-aways, examples, and exercises. The with coaching includes writing options on which participants receive substantive and actionable coaching from one of our experts.

  • Module 1: Developing a Rhetorical Strategy
  • Module 2: Planning and Writing the Scientific Document
  • Module 3: Being Precise and Concise
  • Module 4: Using Readability Studies to Write Effective Sentences and Paragraphs
  • Module 5: Using Charts, Tables, and Graphs Effectively
  • Module 6: Writing the Components of the Scientific Paper
  • Module 7: Writing the Supplementary Components

After you take the course

Certificate of Completion:
You’ll receive a downloadable course certificate via email shortly after course completion.

Learning Retention:
Be sure to visit our quick writing tips for quick tips to help you retain and exercise what you learned.

Why Improve Your Science Writing Skills?

Writing about science doesn’t have to be difficult. In our scientific writing course, you will learn strategies to write more concise, focused scientific papers and documents.

Clearer Communication

Documents that Drive the Conclusion

You will complete the workshop with the tools you need to write straightforward scientific documents that guide readers to the correct conclusion.

Projects that Meet Deadlines

You will spend less time reviewing and editing scientific documents, helping maintain project timelines.

Ideas Presented Logically

With the right tools, you will be able to communicate significance and share findings that appeal to your readers.

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