In this course, you will :
- In this project-based course, you will outline a complete scientific paper, select an appropriate journal to which you will submit the finished paper for publication, and create a checklist that will allow you to judge whether your paper is ready to submit independently.
This course is intended for students who have prior experience with academic research; you should be eager to apply our writing and publishing advice to a personal project that you already have.
This course is for you if you have just finished your graduate dissertation, started your PhD, or are at a different stage of your academic journey or career and want to publish your work.
1. Understanding academia
- Introduction by Mathis Plapp
- Let me walk you through the course
- French version of the class
- Why is publishing important?
- "KYC": Know Your Community
- How journals work: the review process
- Presentation of scientific journals
- Ethical Guidelines
2. Before writing: delimiting your scientific paper
- Paper definition "KYP", Know Your Paper
- How to the literature review 1/2: find a good literature review
- How to the literature review 2/2: construction of your own literature review
- How to the research design
- How to the gap
- Presentation of Zotero: aggregate references
3. Writing the paper: things you need to know
- The structure of an academic paper
- On writing an academic paper, preliminary tips
- How to: the bibliography
- The abstract
- Zotero: online features
4. After the writing: the check list
- How to avoid being boring?
- The main mistakes to look for: format
- The researcher
- The editor
- Constructing your checklist