ASTRO 429 - Scientific Writing and Communication in Astronomy
Winter 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Astronomy (ASTRO)
Department: LSA Astronomy
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR, BS
Waitlist Capacity:
10
Enforced Prerequisites:
ASTRO 201 or graduate standing.
Other Course Info:
W.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

Students are taught approaches for writing abstracts, papers, proposals, meeting posters, policy documents, as well as oral presentation techniques. This procedure includes analyzing the audience and purpose for the writing, selecting and organizing material, constructing an argument, and preparing and editing the text itself. There is a strong emphasis on practice in both writing and oral communications.

Course Requirements:

Attendance at weekly department colloquia (virtual) is required.

Schedule

ASTRO 429 - Scientific Writing and Communication in Astronomy
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
22536
Open
4
 
-
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM

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