This course covers writing skills to produce publishable manuscripts in the fields of educational, and cognitive sciences. This course makes use of the "active learning" teaching technique, and hence sets a "minimum passenger count" of three on the very first day of instruction.
-Students develop writing skills to produce publishable papers in educational and cognitive sciences.
Educational writing skills
|Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
The instructor discusses different topics in every class. The course combines in lecture-style learning as well as the active learning.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Basics of scientific composition||Mastery of basics of scientific composition|
|Class 2||What you should achieve by publishing in educational communities||Masters the professionalism in the science community|
|Class 3||Do's and Don't's in educational wriging||Mastery of Do's and Don't's in educational wriging|
|Class 4||Modification that attract your readers||Learn effective academic expressions that attract your readers|
|Class 5||Emphasize practical aspects in the educational settings.||Masters practical aspects in the educational settings.|
|Class 6||Avoidance of passives and complications||Learn to avoid passives and complications|
|Class 7||In-class writing practice and mutual evaluations||Learn through in-class writing practice and mutual evaluations|
|Class 8||(In 2020, the second Quarter consists of seven class meetings.)||(In 2020, the second Quarter consists of seven class meetings.)|
Handouts are distributed during lectures
NOT REQUIRED but recommended: Sternberg (2003). The Psychologist's Companion: A Guide to Scientific Writing for Students and Researchers., ASIN: B000VDKFHE
NOT REQUIRED: Sternberg (2003). The Psychologist's Companion: A Guide to Scientific Writing for Students and Researchers., ASIN: B000VDKFHE
Group work and workshop: 10%
Quizzes and Presentation: 90%