AuthorAID-Latindex MOOC Scientific Writing Skills starts on 13 September

AuthorAID-Latindex MOOC Scientific Writing Skills starts on 13 September

by Dr. Indira Koneru -
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MOOC Scientific Writing Skills Course for Young Researchers and Postgraduate Students - September 19 to October 30

Who the course is for: Early career researchers and graduate students in Latin America.

Main topics covered in the course: Literature review, publication ethics, targeting the right journals, writing and publishing a research paper.

Course duration: Six weeks

Course dates: 19 September to 30 October

Course leaders: M.Sc. Saray Córdoba de Latindex-Costa Rica, Mtra. Liliana Andrea Sánchez Islas and Mtro. Rafael Reyna de Latindex-México, and M.Sc. Alejandra E. Arreola Triana from the College of Biological Sciences, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León/AuthorAID.

Number of participants: 2,000 people.

The course is offered by AuthorAID-INASP and Latindex . It will take place completely online, there are no fees and you do not need to have previous experience with e-learning to take it. You must have access to a computer with an internet connection in your home or office to take this course, but you do not need a connection with a large bandwidth. (The course has interactive content, but it is text based.) You should spend between 4 and 5 hours per week to meet the requirements of the course.  The course has several activities, in which you must participate to put into practice what you have learned. 

Complete information about the course along with enrolment instructions are available here.

Registration will take place from September 13 to 15, 2017 or until reaching the limit of the established quota.