École Polytechnique
How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper (Project-Centered Course)
École Polytechnique

How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper (Project-Centered Course)

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Mathis Plapp

Instructor: Mathis Plapp

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There are 4 modules in this course

In this section of the MOOC, you will learn what is necessary before writing a paper: the context in which the scientist is publishing. You will learn how to know your own community, through different exemples, and then we will present you how scientific journal and publication works. We will finish with a couple of ethical values that the academic world is sharing!

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8 videos4 readings5 quizzes2 discussion prompts

A good paper do not loose focus throughout the entirety of its form. As such, we are going to give you a more detailed view on how to delimit your paper. We are going to lead you through your paper by taking a closer look at the paper definition which will ensure you don't loose focus. Then we will explain why the literature review is important and how to actually do it. And then we will guide you with advices as to how to find the so-what of your paper! This is important as research is all about so-what!

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6 videos1 reading5 quizzes4 discussion prompts

In this part of the MOOC, you will learn how to write your paper. In a first part, we will focus on the structure of the paper, and then you will be able to see how to use bibliographical tools such as zotero. Finally you will be required to write your own abstract and to do a peer review for the abstract of the others, as in real academic life!

What's included

5 videos2 readings2 quizzes1 peer review2 discussion prompts

After writing the paper comes the time of reading your paper a few times in order to get everything perfect.In this section you will learn how to remove a lot of mistakes you might have been writing. In the end, you will have to build your own checklist corresponding to your own problems you want to avoid. After this, your article can be submitted and will hopefully be accepted!!

What's included

5 videos3 readings1 peer review1 discussion prompt

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Mathis Plapp
École Polytechnique
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