Research is of no use till it is shared with people who can use it. Writing about one’s research and publishing it validates the research. An added advantage of publication is feedback from peers and experts, which in turn helps with the evolution and perfection of new areas of study.
Week 1: What, why and how of technical and research writing
Week 2: Literature review
Week 3: Writing about methods, results, and discussion of results
Week 4: Referencing, academic integrity, and writing for different types of readers (Research proposals, Dissertations, Journal articles, Magazine articles)
MOOCs stand for Massive Open Online Courses. These arefree online courses from universities around the world (eg. StanfordHarvardMIT) offered to anyone with an internet connection.
How do I register?
To register for a course, click on "Go to Class" button on the course page. This will take you to the providers website where you can register for the course.
How do these MOOCs or free online courses work?
MOOCs are designed for an online audience, teaching primarily through short (5-20 min.) pre recorded video lectures, that you watch on weekly schedule when convenient for you. They also have student discussion forums, homework/assignments, and online quizzes or exams.