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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Understanding academia

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 29 min), 4 readings, 5 quizzes
8 videos
Let me walk you through the course3m
French version of the class51s
Why is publishing important?3m
"KYC": Know Your Community4m
How journals work: the review process4m
Presentation of scientific journals4m
Ethical Guidelines5m
4 readings
Teaching team10m
Breakthroughs!10m
Additional contents10m
Examples of guidelines10m
5 practice exercises
Why is publishing important?30m
Know your community30m
How journals work: the review process30m
Communication with the editorial board30m
Ethical Guidelines and intellectual property30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Before writing: delimiting your scientific paper

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 26 min), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
6 videos
How to: the literature review 1/2: find a good literature review3m
How to: the literature review 2/2: construction of your own literature review6m
How to: the research design3m
How to: the gap4m
Presentation of Zotero: aggregate references4m
1 reading
Books and tools10m
5 practice exercises
So, what?30m
Literature Review30m
Think about it30m
Main ideas30m
The Gap?30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Writing the paper: things you need to know

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 27 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
5 videos
On writing an academic paper, preliminary tips6m
How to: the bibliography3m
The abstract6m
Zotero: online features3m
2 readings
Important readings before writing a paper10m
More detailed information on how to write your article10m
2 practice exercises
The bibliography30m
Please, try by yourself30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

After the writing: the check list

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 36 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
The main mistakes to look for: format3m
1. The researcher9m
2. The editor13m
Constructing your checklist4m
3 readings
Avoiding mistakes10m
Format and Writing Readings10m
Tips10m

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