Effective Strategies in Writing and Research: Workshop Presentations Institutional Repository Document uri icon


  • This two-day course provides participants with information and hands-on practice in writing for technical and science disciplines. Instruction will be provided in the form of lecture/discussion followed by group and individual practice. Topics include developing a scientific argument, understanding research design, analyzing and interpreting statistical data, and writing for a scientific audience. Participants will receive instruction and hands-on practice in identifying and developing scientific arguments and arguing from evidence. Research design principles will be discussed, including matching design to objectives. Participants will also receive instruction and practice in graphical representation of statistical data, including choosing and designing figures, tables, and graphs. Participants will identify and practice writing strategies that create cohesive arguments at the document/paragraph/sentence level.

author list (cited authors)

  • Hastings, C., & Herbert, B. E.

complete list of authors

  • Hastings, Candace||Herbert, Bruce E

publication date

  • May 2016