The UOC offers research, transfer and entrepreneurship courses in English for students, researchers and academic staff to boost research in academic, scientific and business fields. Academic Presentations. How to Give an Effective Talk is a research and knowledge transfer course for academic and research staff to boost research in academic and professional fields.

Credits: 4 ECTS

Date: 19 February 2020

Certificate: Academic Writting

Language: English

Objectives

At the end of the course, the student should have accomplished the following objectives:

  • Acquire a general view of the process of publishing an article in an indexed journal.
  • Submit an article to an indexed journal at the end of the consultation period

Competencies

  • Structure content according to the conventions of academic publishing in the social sciences.
  • Learn about tools to aid writing in English.
  • Have organization strategies for writing and peer assessment tasks.
  • Identify the appropriate academic journals for each publication.
  • Negotiate journal assessment.

Methodology

The course starts with video sessions followed by a period to write the first draft of a real article with peer assessment and the teacher's advice.


Related programs

This programme is one of the Doctoral School's research, transfer and entrepreneurship courses for doctoral students and researchers.

Content

  1. What is the research? Identifying the topic-question-problem.
  2. I have data, now what? Types of data, analysis software and coding.
  3. Choosing a journal.
  4. Drafting the article.
    • Expressing agreement and disagreement.
    • Strategies for getting writing done.
    • Guidelines on length, style and basic structure.
    • The writing process: methodology, results, literature review, introduction, conclusion and abstract.
    • Using corpus linguistics to improve your writing.
  5. Revising the article.
    • Advice on using sources and avoiding plagiarism.
    • Journal correspondence.

Fees and enrolment

Methods of payment

You can pay for Research, transfer and entrepreneurship courses with a credit or debit card.

  1. VPoS: payment using a credit or debit card via the VPoS (virtual point of sale) provided by «la Caixa».

Enrolment withdrawal

Price

Concept Price
Price of this course 466,00 €

Next period for enrolment: November 2019

Research courses starting in February

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