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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Writing in the Sciences by Stanford University

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1,917 reviews

About the Course

This course teaches scientists to become more effective writers, using practical examples and exercises. Topics include: principles of good writing, tricks for writing faster and with less anxiety, the format of a scientific manuscript, peer review, grant writing, ethical issues in scientific publication, and writing for general audiences....

Top reviews

Feb 25, 2020

Respected Dr.kristiani sainani madam and coursera.\n\nI thank you for the wonderful classes and presentations, it really didn't made me feel that i was learning online course but as in class learning.

Sep 14, 2020

Hello Kristin\n\nThank you for teaching me the basics of academic writing and editing with proper grammar. In this course, I was introduced to the scientific panel which further enriched my knowledge.

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By Ehsan Z

Oct 18, 2021

T​hank you very much. It was a great course and I have learned a lot.

By Samuel W

Sep 9, 2021

A great course for anyone who wants to improve their writing skills!!

By Ny-Jianah Z

Sep 7, 2021

Being the first online course I chose and completed, I am very happy.

By Abanoub B S K

Jul 10, 2021

I have really enjoyed the course. Very beneficial. highly recommended

By Stacey S

Jan 31, 2021

Excellent information that is applicable to scientists at all levels.

By Kaylin R

Jan 7, 2021

Great course with valuable information. I highly recommend taking it!

By Anne H

Aug 10, 2020

I learned so much about all the mistakes I've been making in writing!

By Tania C

Feb 15, 2020

En este curso adquirí herramientas para mejorar mi forma de redactar.

By Natalia S

Oct 26, 2021

​So helpful! I fell like I really improved my scince writing skills.

By Chethana K R

Oct 21, 2021

This was really helpful to improve my writing skills scientifically.

By Ririh D

Aug 31, 2021

Thank you so much for the course. It helps me a lot with my writing.

By Aquilla W

Jul 27, 2021

I learned many parts of writing I never knew existed. Great course!


Jun 9, 2021

Great course that will benifit my whole career, strongly recommended

By Maggie C

Apr 27, 2021

Informative and practical! The practice exercises were very helpful!

By Laísa S d A

Aug 19, 2020

Gostei do curso e dos conteúdos abordados, assim como da plataforma.

By Angana B

Jun 21, 2020

Very informative course. The quiz and assignments are well designed.

By 黄尊

Jun 2, 2020

Very helpful. Especially for those who are science writing beginner.


May 29, 2019

This is definitely one of the best course I've ever taken Thanks!!!!

By Marion S

Apr 16, 2018

As a beginner in scientific writing I find this course very helpful.

By Shyam Y

Mar 30, 2018

It's very helpful for the person who wants to do scientific writing.

By Sina S

Oct 23, 2017

Fantastic course for everyone who wants to write like professionals!

By Neudys A

Nov 2, 2021

An excellent course for improving writing skills for ESL students.

By navdeep g

Sep 5, 2021

this course provides a perfect platform for being a science writer.

By Oladele C

Aug 24, 2021

Very impactful instruction developing capacity for academic writing

By Anish L

Aug 7, 2020

Excellent course for those who are beginning their research career.