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9781319121815

A Student Handbook for Writing in Biology

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  • ISBN13:

    9781319121815

  • ISBN10:

    1319121810

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-02-15
  • Publisher: W. H. Freeman

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Summary

From reading technical literature, to writing scientific papers and lab reports, gain practical advice in communicating specifically for biology with the Student Handbook for Writing in Biology.

Author Biography


Karin Knisely is Lab Director of Core Course Biology at Bucknell University. She earned a B.S. in Biology from Bucknell, (where she was a three-sport athlete and is now enshrined in the Athletics Hall of Fame) and an M.S. in Zoology from the University of New Hampshire. She then completed a Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) fellowship at the University of Konstanz (the German equivalent of a Fulbright fellowship). Bilingual in German and English, she sometimes works, outside of the academic year, as a freelance translator.

Table of Contents

Preface
1. The Scientific Method
2. Developing a Literature Search Strategy
3. Reading and Writing Scientific Papers
4. Step-by-Step Instructions for Preparing a Laboratory Report or Scientific Paper
5. Revision
6. A “Good” Sample Student Laboratory Report
7. Poster Presentations
8. Oral Presentations
Appendix 1. Word Processing in Microsoft Word 2010
Appendix 2. Making Graphs in Microsoft Excel 2010 and Excel for Mac 2011
Appendix 3. Preparing Oral Presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
Bibliography
Index

 

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