2019 Academic Writing Practice II

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Graduate major in Chemical Science and Engineering
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Course description and aims

[Summary of the lecture] It is important for scientists and engineers to appeal their research findings to the society by writing technical papers. In this course, students aquire knowledge concerning the submission of paper.
[Aim of the lecture] This lecture aims to provide students guidelines on how to prepare a well-structured and comprehensive research manuscript.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to aquire knowledge and skill to complete original paper and submit it to scientific journals.


scientific paper, scientific journal,

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

Every lesson contains not only a lecture but also a short exercise.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Efficient preparation of scientific papers Writing a scientific paper afficiently
Class 2 Numerical expressions in English Aquire knoledge about the numerical expressions in English
Class 3 Preparation of figures and tables Making scientifically correct illustration and tables, visual arrangements
Class 4 Paper submission Understand the processes of manuscript submittion
Class 5 Peer reviews Explain peer reviewing system
Class 6 Revision Acquire knowledge and skill for manuscript revision
Class 7 Authorship and copyright Acquire knowledge of authorship and copyright
Class 8 Final exercise and review Checking the writing skill by exercises



Reference books, course materials, etc.

Handouts will be distributed.

Assessment criteria and methods

Students' knowledge and skill will be assessed from exercises (100%).

Related courses

  • CAP.E611 : Academic Writing I

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

Students must have successfully completed Academic Writing I or have equivalent knowledge.

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