TKT-9616 Scientific Publishing, 4 cr
|Lecture times and places||Target group recommended to|
Active participation, exercises during the course, writing of a scientific article, exercise conference presentation.
Completion parts must belong to the same implementation
Familiarize a student with the writing and presenting of a scientific article and the complete scientific publishing process. Concentrates how to write high-quality publications, carry out peer-review, give presentations, and use of English in scientific writing.
|Content||Core content||Complementary knowledge||Specialist knowledge|
|1.||A scientific publication: structure, contents, written presentation.||IEEE practices. Good scientific practice, research ethics, example papers.|
|2.||Use of English in scientific writing.||Analyzing example papers. Specific terminology. Practical hints for English writing.|
|3.||Phases of the publishing process. The peer review process. Scientific Societies.||Purpose and reputation of different publishers and forums.|
|4.||Oral presentations: preparation, materials, structuring. Participation to a scientific conference.||Examples. Acting as a conference session chair, acting as an opponent.|
|5.||Tools: Internet, data bases, word processing tools.||Use of LaTeX tools.|
Passing the course requires active participation and successful completion of the exercises.
Evaluation scale passed/failed will be used on the course
|Type||Name||Author||ISBN||URL||Edition, availability, ...||Examination material||Language|
|Book||How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper||R. A. Day||1573561657||ORYX, 5th Edition||English|
|Book||The Craft of Scientific Writing||Michael Alley||0-387-94766-3||Sringer, 3rd Edition||English|
|Lecture slides||Lecture material||Marko Hännikäinen||course web-pages||English|
|Other online content||IEEE Information for Authors||IEEE||www.ieee.org||English|
The course includes an exercise conference, in which students write, review, and present a paper and discuss after presentations. Course is in English.
|Description||Methods of instruction||Implementation|
|Implementation 1||The TKT-9616 Scientific Publishing course familiarizes a student with the writing and presenting of a scientific article and the whole scientific publishing process. Concentrates how to write high-quality publications, carry out peer-review, give presentations, and use of English in scientific writing. Suggested for post-graduate and undergraduate 4-5th year students targeting at doctorate degree. Prepares for writing MSc thesis.|| Lectures
Contact teaching: 90 %
Distance learning: 5 %
Self-directed learning: 5 %