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Scientific Papers and Presentations : Navigating Scientific Communication in Today's World.

By: Series: Effective Communication Skills in SciencePublisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science & Technology, 2004Copyright date: ©2005Edition: 2nd edDescription: 1 online resource (377 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780080525211
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Scientific Papers and Presentations : Navigating Scientific Communication in Today’s WorldDDC classification:
  • 501/.4
LOC classification:
  • T11.D324 2005
Online resources:
Contents:
Front Cover -- SCIENTIFIC PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Preface to the Revised Edition -- Preface to the First Edition -- CHAPTER 1. THE SEMANTIC ENVIRONMENT OF SCIENCE -- References -- CHAPTER 2. BEFORE YOU BEGIN -- Kinds of Scientific Communication -- Sources of Help -- Pencils, Mice, and Cyberspace -- References -- CHAPTER 3. ORGANIZING AND WRITING A ROUGH DRAFT -- Thinking and Writing -- Prewriting Exercises -- Organization and Development -- Coordinating Organization and Development -- Organizing and Your Point of Emphasis -- Transitions -- Writing the Rough Draft -- References -- CHAPTER 4. SEARCHING AND REVIEWING SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE -- Planning the Literature Search -- Finding the Literature -- Selecting and Evaluating the Literature -- The Literature Review -- References -- CHAPTER 5. THE PROPOSAL -- The Graduate Proposal -- The Grant Proposal -- Content and Form -- Other Considerations -- Progress Reports -- References -- CHAPTER 6. THE GRADUATE THESIS -- The Thesis and Your Graduate Program -- Avoiding Problems -- Planning the Thesis -- Acceptable Forms for Theses -- The Thesis Defense -- References -- CHAPTER 7. PUBLISHING IN SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS -- Planning and Writing the Paper -- After the Paper Is Written -- The Editing and Reviewing Process -- References -- CHAPTER 8. STYLE AND ACCURACY IN THE FINAL DRAFT -- Style -- Styles in Headings -- Accuracy and Style in Documentation -- Proofreading -- References -- CHAPTER 9. REVIEWING AND REVISING -- Reviewing and Revising Your Own Paper -- Making Use of Reviewers' Suggestions -- Reviewing the Work of Others -- References -- CHAPTER 10. TITLES AND ABSTRACTS -- Titles -- Abstracts -- References -- CHAPTER 11. PRESENTING DATA -- Tables -- Figures -- References -- CHAPTER 12. ETHICAL AND LEGAL ISSUES -- Ethics in Scientific Communication.
Professional Respect for Others -- The Legal Issues: Copyrights and Patents -- References -- CHAPTER 13. SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS -- Departmental Seminars -- The Professional Meeting -- Speaking at the Job Interview -- The Question and Answer Session -- Role of the Moderator -- Fit the Occasion -- References -- CHAPTER 14. COMMUNICATION WITHOUT WORDS -- Symbols -- Type Styles -- Color -- Physical Communication -- Listening -- References -- CHAPTER 15. VISUAL AIDS TO COMMUNICATION -- Slide Composition -- Slide Production -- References -- CHAPTER 16. THE ORAL PRESENTATION -- Conditioning Yourself -- Timing -- The Visual Aids -- Coordinating the Visual Aids and the Speech -- Transitions in a Slide Presentation -- The Peer Review -- Check List for Scientific Slide Presentation -- References -- CHAPTER 17. POSTER PRESENTATIONS -- Audience -- Text -- Type Size and Style -- Color and Physical Qualities -- Spacing and Arrangement -- Presentation of Data -- The Presenter -- Handouts -- Making It Fit -- Time and Construction -- References -- CHAPTER 18. GROUP COMMUNICATIONS -- Group Communication with No Audience -- Group Communication with an Audience -- References -- CHAPTER 19. COMMUNICATING WITH OTHER AUDIENCES -- Audiences -- Avenues -- Subject -- Techniques -- Science Writing and Presentation -- References -- CHAPTER 20. TO THE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT -- Becoming Adjusted to U.S. Cultures -- General Cultural Differences -- Scientific Writing in American English -- Oral Presentations -- Casual Conversation -- Body Language -- References -- Appendix 1. Weaknesses in Scientific Writing -- Appendix 2. The First Draft -- Appendix 3. Sample Manuscript -- Appendix 4. Sample Literature Review -- Appendix 5. Sample Proposal -- Appendix 6. Alternate Routes to the Thesis -- Appendix 7. Sample Review of Manuscript Submitted for Publication.
Appendix 8. Evolution of a Title -- Appendix 9. Evolution of an Abstract -- Appendix 10. Putting Data into Tables and Figures -- Appendix 11. Sample Letter Requesting Copyright Permission -- Appendix 12. Use of Color in Visual Aids -- Appendix 13. Sample Slides and Slide Set -- Appendix 14. Oral Presentations at Meetings -- Appendix 15. Sample Text for Poster -- Annotated Bibliography of Select References -- Index.
Summary: Electronic publishing and electronic means of text and data presentation have changed enormously since the first edition was first published in 1997. This second edition applies traditional principles to today's, modern techniques. In addition to substantial changes on the poster presentations and visual aids chapters, the chapter on proposal writing discusses in more detail grant writing proposals. A new chapter has also been dedicated to international students studying in the United States. Selected Contents: -Searching and Reviewing Scientific Literature -The Graduate Thesis -Publishing in Scientific Journals -Reviewing and Revising -Titles and Abstracts -Ethical and Legal Issues -Scientific Presentations -Communication without words -The Oral Presentation -Poster Presentations.
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Front Cover -- SCIENTIFIC PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Preface to the Revised Edition -- Preface to the First Edition -- CHAPTER 1. THE SEMANTIC ENVIRONMENT OF SCIENCE -- References -- CHAPTER 2. BEFORE YOU BEGIN -- Kinds of Scientific Communication -- Sources of Help -- Pencils, Mice, and Cyberspace -- References -- CHAPTER 3. ORGANIZING AND WRITING A ROUGH DRAFT -- Thinking and Writing -- Prewriting Exercises -- Organization and Development -- Coordinating Organization and Development -- Organizing and Your Point of Emphasis -- Transitions -- Writing the Rough Draft -- References -- CHAPTER 4. SEARCHING AND REVIEWING SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE -- Planning the Literature Search -- Finding the Literature -- Selecting and Evaluating the Literature -- The Literature Review -- References -- CHAPTER 5. THE PROPOSAL -- The Graduate Proposal -- The Grant Proposal -- Content and Form -- Other Considerations -- Progress Reports -- References -- CHAPTER 6. THE GRADUATE THESIS -- The Thesis and Your Graduate Program -- Avoiding Problems -- Planning the Thesis -- Acceptable Forms for Theses -- The Thesis Defense -- References -- CHAPTER 7. PUBLISHING IN SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS -- Planning and Writing the Paper -- After the Paper Is Written -- The Editing and Reviewing Process -- References -- CHAPTER 8. STYLE AND ACCURACY IN THE FINAL DRAFT -- Style -- Styles in Headings -- Accuracy and Style in Documentation -- Proofreading -- References -- CHAPTER 9. REVIEWING AND REVISING -- Reviewing and Revising Your Own Paper -- Making Use of Reviewers' Suggestions -- Reviewing the Work of Others -- References -- CHAPTER 10. TITLES AND ABSTRACTS -- Titles -- Abstracts -- References -- CHAPTER 11. PRESENTING DATA -- Tables -- Figures -- References -- CHAPTER 12. ETHICAL AND LEGAL ISSUES -- Ethics in Scientific Communication.

Professional Respect for Others -- The Legal Issues: Copyrights and Patents -- References -- CHAPTER 13. SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS -- Departmental Seminars -- The Professional Meeting -- Speaking at the Job Interview -- The Question and Answer Session -- Role of the Moderator -- Fit the Occasion -- References -- CHAPTER 14. COMMUNICATION WITHOUT WORDS -- Symbols -- Type Styles -- Color -- Physical Communication -- Listening -- References -- CHAPTER 15. VISUAL AIDS TO COMMUNICATION -- Slide Composition -- Slide Production -- References -- CHAPTER 16. THE ORAL PRESENTATION -- Conditioning Yourself -- Timing -- The Visual Aids -- Coordinating the Visual Aids and the Speech -- Transitions in a Slide Presentation -- The Peer Review -- Check List for Scientific Slide Presentation -- References -- CHAPTER 17. POSTER PRESENTATIONS -- Audience -- Text -- Type Size and Style -- Color and Physical Qualities -- Spacing and Arrangement -- Presentation of Data -- The Presenter -- Handouts -- Making It Fit -- Time and Construction -- References -- CHAPTER 18. GROUP COMMUNICATIONS -- Group Communication with No Audience -- Group Communication with an Audience -- References -- CHAPTER 19. COMMUNICATING WITH OTHER AUDIENCES -- Audiences -- Avenues -- Subject -- Techniques -- Science Writing and Presentation -- References -- CHAPTER 20. TO THE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT -- Becoming Adjusted to U.S. Cultures -- General Cultural Differences -- Scientific Writing in American English -- Oral Presentations -- Casual Conversation -- Body Language -- References -- Appendix 1. Weaknesses in Scientific Writing -- Appendix 2. The First Draft -- Appendix 3. Sample Manuscript -- Appendix 4. Sample Literature Review -- Appendix 5. Sample Proposal -- Appendix 6. Alternate Routes to the Thesis -- Appendix 7. Sample Review of Manuscript Submitted for Publication.

Appendix 8. Evolution of a Title -- Appendix 9. Evolution of an Abstract -- Appendix 10. Putting Data into Tables and Figures -- Appendix 11. Sample Letter Requesting Copyright Permission -- Appendix 12. Use of Color in Visual Aids -- Appendix 13. Sample Slides and Slide Set -- Appendix 14. Oral Presentations at Meetings -- Appendix 15. Sample Text for Poster -- Annotated Bibliography of Select References -- Index.

Electronic publishing and electronic means of text and data presentation have changed enormously since the first edition was first published in 1997. This second edition applies traditional principles to today's, modern techniques. In addition to substantial changes on the poster presentations and visual aids chapters, the chapter on proposal writing discusses in more detail grant writing proposals. A new chapter has also been dedicated to international students studying in the United States. Selected Contents: -Searching and Reviewing Scientific Literature -The Graduate Thesis -Publishing in Scientific Journals -Reviewing and Revising -Titles and Abstracts -Ethical and Legal Issues -Scientific Presentations -Communication without words -The Oral Presentation -Poster Presentations.

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