IPHY 3700 Scientific Writing in Integrative Physiology
About the Course:
Takes a process-based approach to writing. Activities and assignments and classroom experiences emphasize critical thinking, using scientific evidence and reasoning to construct original arguments, and applying conventions and problem-solving skills to craft successful documents. Department enforced requisite: IPHY 2800 or equivalent. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: written communication.
In this course you will develop your skills in the main areas listed below. See more detail about the specific learning goals on the course website.
- Analyze and improve your own writing process.
- Find out what has been published on a scientific topic, issue, or argument, and get copies of sources.
- Read scientific research articles to understand scientific questions and evidence. Synthesize the information from multiple articles.
- Build strong arguments by analyzing research data.
- Create documents (text and graphics) that accomplish your communication goals and reach your target readers.
- Analyze drafts and express comments professionally.
- No required text
- 45% – Final Papers
- 35% – Supporting Assignments and Quizzes
- 13% – Class Conversations
- 7% – Reflective ROOLs
- A = 93-100%
- A- = 90-92%
- B+ = 87-89%
- B = 83-86%
- B- = 80-82