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Titel Writing science and information literacy
Kursnummer 1391
Program 0-Inte del av forskarutbildningsprogram
Språk Engelska
Antal högskolepoäng 3.0
Noteringar Kursen uppfyller kraven för en allmänvetenskaplig kurs.

Datum 2018-12-03 -- 2018-12-14
Kursansvarig institution Karolinska Institutet universitetsbibliotek
Särskild behörighet
Kursens syfte The aim of the course is to develop the medical scientific writing skills and information literacy of the participant.
Kursens lärandemål After the course, you will be able to demonstrate:
-understanding of how to write an original scientific article and submit it for publication.
-the ability to write other types of texts required for a scientific career.
-the ability to give, take and make use of constructive criticism.
-the ability to search and manage the medical sciences literature in a structured way.
-the ability to use resources which facilitate choosing a journal to publish your research.
-and be able describe aspects of post-publication evaluation and processing of the medical sciences literature.

Kursens innehåll Basics of scientific writing, Searching the literature, Writing an original scientific paper, Supporting the text, Managing the literature, Scientific writing in other contexts, Choosing a journal, The publication process, Evaluating published science.
Arbetsformer This is a KI CAMPUS course (there is also an 100% online version with course code 2561) with face to face teaching including: individual writing and rewriting, lectures, working in pairs and groups, web-based teaching, demonstrations, computer exercises and individual study.
Obligatoriska moment The course writing assignment is obligatory and has to be submitted about 10 days BEFORE course start. All scheduled teaching is compulsory (except where clearly stated otherwise). Absence can usually be compensated for by reading and individual work after consultation with course leaders. There are three obligatory assignments in relation to information literacy development.
Examination Writing a grant application (including references) with popular science summary and rewriting based on peer and teacher feedback. There are also three assignments in which participants demonstrate development of their information literacy.
Kurslitteratur och övriga läromedel A compendium and articles for reading are provided during the course. PowerPoints with course content are also available.
Antal studenter 20 - 22
Urval av studenter Selection will be based on 1) the relevance of the course syllabus for the applicant's doctoral project (according to written motivation), 2) date for registration as a doctoral student (priority given to earlier registration date)
Övrig information
Ytterligare kursledare Janet Holmén is course leader for the Writing Science part of the course.
Tidigare omdöme av kursen omdöme
Kursansvarig David Herron
Karolinska Institutet universitetsbibliotek
08-524 841 13
David.Herron@ki.se

Berzelius 7B

17177
Stockholm
Kontaktpersoner Katarina Amcoff
Karolinska Institutet universitetsbibliotek
08-524 840 47
katarina.amcoff@ki.se