Succinct Scientific Writing

If you’re considering an online course, now’s the time! Prices will increase Jan. 1, 2016, but if you purchase by Dec. 31, 2015, you can enjoy this year’s pricing and have up to one year from the date of purchase to begin the course.

Whether your team writes for the FDA, colleagues, the public, or a client, we’ll teach them how to convey—effectively and with confidence—the essence and nuances of your work. Whether they write scientific reports, lab reports, journal articles, deviation reports, or SOPs, we'll show them more effective ways to tackle and write those documents.

Our convenient, interactive eight-module online scientific writing course uses critical thinking as its foundation and provides practical strategies to help your team plan, write, and revise any scientific document.


Three awesome options available:

Option 1: Write Better - $39.99 per month See Details
  • A new module downloaded every 14 days
  • Modules remain in your queue for as long as you subscribe

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Option 2: Write Better Plus - $79.98 per month See Details
  • A new module downloaded every 14 days
  • Modules remain in your queue for as long as you subscribe
  • Feedback on up to five pages of double-spaced text per module
  • Downloadable cheat sheets and writing options
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Option 3: Real Results - $999.00 See Details
  • With this option, you have access to all of the modules for 180 days!
  • Each module includes cheat sheets, take-aways, writing options, and feedback on up 10 pages of your writing per module!
 
Purchase any online course by Feb. 28, 2015 and enjoy 2014 pricing;
prices will increase Mar. 1, 2015
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And if online scientific writing courses aren’t your thing, we have customized onsite courses and webinars, tailored to meet your needs.

This online course is SCORM 1.2-, SCORM 2004-, and AICC-compliant; each module takes roughly 30 minutes to complete.

Features

  • Voiced lectures
  • A professional editor (Options 2 and 3)
  • Hurley Write Cheat Sheets (Options 2 and 3)
  • A copy of the Hurley Write eBook, Writing Strategies For Corporate America
  • Knowledge checks
  • Take-away tips
  • Writing options (Options 2 and 3)
  • Written feedback on submitted writing (Options 2 and 3)
  • Certificate of completion
  • One online video-chat session with your editor per module (Option 3)

And if online scientific writing courses aren’t your thing, we have customized onsite courses and webinars, tailored to meet your needs.

Topics

Module 1: Developing a Rhetorical Strategy
  • The importance of audience and purpose analysis
  • How scientific writing is persuasive
  • Understanding the necessity of persuasion
  • Presenting a positive image through writing
  • Ensuring readability
Module 2: Organizational Strategies
  • Understanding the importance of good organization
  • Creating outlines and more
  • Exploring the vast universe of organization; or organizing sentences, paragraphs, and documents
  • Summarizing
Module 3: Using Language Effectively
  • Being precise and concise
  • Using appropriate emphasis
  • Avoiding wordiness
  • Avoiding language "traps"
  • Making your writing more emphatic and readable
Module 4: Meeting Reader Needs/Writing Supplemental Components
  • Emphasizing appropriately
  • Understanding how scientific readers read
  • Writing the abstract and summary
Module 5: Writing the Scientific Report
  • Writing the body of the scientific paper
  • Getting the point across
  • Creating the appropriate argument
  • Ensuring that the report is readable and usable
Module 6: Editing and Proofreading Strategies
  • When to edit and when to proofread
  • Becoming your own best editor
  • What to look for in editing
  • Developing practical editing and proofreading techniques
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