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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
5 hours to complete

MODULE I: READY TO START

In this module you will discover how to formulate the rationale of you future research and create its model in a clear and concise way. You will also learn how to effectively search and select a funder. Besides, you will be able to estimate your and your organisation's strong and weak points to make the grant project and aspirations more realistic.

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10 videos (Total 61 min), 9 readings, 7 quizzes
10 videos
Grant Facts5m
Square One6m
Logic Model7m
Potential Funders6m
Effective Search6m
Additional Requirements5m
Strengths and Opportunities5m
Weaknesses and Threats6m
Project Staff6m
9 readings
Elena Bazanova5m
Varvara Sosedova5m
MIPT5m
LTTC5m
Grading Policy10m
Assessments overview5m
Recommended readings and resources10m
Takeaways10m
FAQ concerning peer-review assignments.10m
6 practice exercises
Preview test2m
Graded Quiz 116m
Preview test2m
Graded Quiz 216m
Preview test2m
Graded Quiz 316m
Week
2
4 hours to complete

MODULE II: READY TO COUNT AND DEMONSTRATE

In this module you will discover tools which help to organise project work in an effective way. Lectures provide basic information about scheduling the project and team management. Another crucial skill you will acquire is how to estimate and justify project costs, as well as describing budget in the narrative. You will also be able to demonstrate information in numbers and visuals, which is a valuable feature of any grant proposal.

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8 videos (Total 47 min), 2 readings, 7 quizzes
8 videos
Timing4m
Gantt Chart7m
Costs4m
Budget in Lines4m
Budget Narrative5m
Numbers and Measures6m
Pictures and Graphs7m
2 readings
Recommended readings and resources10m
FAQ concerning peer-review assignments.10m
6 practice exercises
Preview test4m
Graded Quiz 412m
Preview test4m
Graded Quiz 516m
Preview test4m
Graded Quiz 616m
Week
3
5 hours to complete

MODULE III: READY TO WRITE

In this module you will learn how to develop and arrange sections of your proposal, write the best headings for them, and prepare the abstract. You will also learn how to make your narrative persuasive and appealing. Besides, you will solve the problem of compressing text to the right size and keeping it readable. Another important skill you will acquire is preparing a brief oral presentation of your project in case funders want to meet you.

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9 videos (Total 52 min), 3 readings, 7 quizzes
9 videos
Structure of Narrative4m
Criteria of Assessment5m
Aims and Background7m
Methods and Impact5m
Titles and Abstract6m
Emotional Appeal5m
Visual Comfort7m
Elevator Pitch5m
3 readings
Recommended readings and resources10m
Takeaways10m
FAQ concerning peer-review assignments.10m
6 practice exercises
Preview test2m
Graded Quiz 716m
Preview test2m
Graded Quiz 816m
Preview test2m
Graded Quiz 916m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

MODULE IV: READY TO SUBMIT AND IMPLEMENT

In this module you will learn how to assess your proposal before submission and react to reviewers’ feedback afterwards. You will also learn how to revise your proposal for resubmission in case of failure. Two more skills for mastering are reports on processing and project closing.

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6 videos (Total 32 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
6 videos
Resubmission/Feedback6m
Award Letter5m
Grant Administration5m
Reports on Processing5m
Further Steps4m
2 readings
Recommended readings and resources10m
Takeaways10m
5 practice exercises
Preview test3m
Graded Quiz 1016m
Preview test3m
Graded Quiz 1116m
Final Quiz50m

Instructors

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Elena Bazanova

Director of the Language Training and Testing Center
Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
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Varvara Sosedova

PhD in Philology
Moscow State University of International Relations

About Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Московский физико-технический институт (неофициально известный как МФТИ или Физтех) является одним из самых престижных в мире учебных и научно-исследовательских институтов. Он готовит высококвалифицированных специалистов в области теоретической и прикладной физики, прикладной математики, информатики, биотехнологии и смежных дисциплин. Физтех был основан в 1951 году Нобелевской премии лауреатами Петром Капицей, Николаем Семеновым, Львом Ландау и Сергеем Христиановичем. Основой образования в МФТИ является уникальная «система Физтеха»: кропотливое воспитание и отбор самых талантливых абитуриентов, фундаментальное образование высшего класса и раннее вовлечение студентов в реальную научно-исследовательскую работу. Среди выпускников МФТИ есть Нобелевские лауреаты, основатели всемирно известных компаний, известные космонавты, изобретатели, инженеры....

About the English for Research Publication Purposes Specialization

In five courses, you will acquire the knowledge and skills that are deemed to be essential to success in scientific writing. You will develop your expertise with a range of academic literacy skills and self-editing strategies to prepare a publishable manuscript that editors will take seriously. You will learn the unwritten rules of good writing to meet the requirements of modern-day research publications. You will also learn practical tools and techniques for writing an easy-to-read persuasive grant proposal and a convincing request for funding. Finally, you will gain skills necessary to communicate information obtained through a process of technical or experimental work. This Specialization is the perfect first step into the world of research publications. It is designed to take your knowledge of academic writing and turn it into an in-depth understanding of current trends in scientific writing to help you get published in an international journal, win a research project grant, or report research findings. Our general goal was to make this Specialization as convenient as possible for you without sacrificing any essential content....
 English for Research Publication Purposes

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