What you'll need to get started: This course is designed for students who have previous experience with academic research - you should be eager to adapt our writing and publishing advice to an existing personal project. If you just finished your graduate dissertation, just began your PhD, or are at a different stage of your academic journey or career and just want to publish your work, this course is for you. *About Project-Centered Courses: Project-Centered Courses are designed to help you complete a personally meaningful real-world project, with your instructor and a community of learners with similar goals providing guidance and suggestions along the way. By actively applying new concepts as you learn, you’ll master the course content more efficiently; you’ll also get a head start on using the skills you gain to make positive changes in your life and career. When you complete the course, you’ll have a finished project that you’ll be proud to use and share.
- 1.0 Why creating such a MOOC? Who is it for?
- 1.1 Why is publishing important?
- 1.2 "KYC": Know Your Community
- 1.3 How journals work: the review process
- 1.4 Presentation of scientific journals
- 1.5 Ethical Guidelines
- 2.1 Paper definition "KYP', Know Your Paper
- 2.2 How to: the literature review 1/2: find a good literature review
- 2.3 How to: the literature review 2/2: construction of your own literature review
- 2.4 How to: the research design
- 2.5 How to: the gap
- 2. Additional class: Zotero
- Quiz: Literature Review
- Quiz: Main ideas
- Quiz: The Gap?
- 3.1 The structure of an academic paper
- 3.2 On writing an academic paper, preliminary advice
- 3.3 How to: the bibliography
- 3.4 How to : the abstract
- 3. Additional content
- Quiz: The bibliography
- Assignment: Peer reviewing of an abstract
- 4.1 How to avoid being boring?
- 4.2 The main mistakes to look for: format
- 4. Two sides of a same coin
- 4.3 Constructing your checklist