Scientific Writing. 26 - 28th Aug, 2019.
Basic problem intended to solve:
Lack of Academic Writing Skills, Lack of knowledge on how to manage reviewers’ comments scientifically, Access to high quality journals is challenge to many academicians
Ability to produce well written scientific paper, engage with academic texts, construct academic sentence, paragraph, and stories. Make good academic presentations.
Demonstrate critical reading and analytical skills, including understanding an argument's major assertions and assumptions, and how to evaluate its supporting evidence.
Ability to manage reviewers’ comments successfully, access and publish in high quality journals, refrain from predatory/ fake publishers/ journals.
Principles of good writing
Tricks for writing faster and with less anxiety
The format of a scientific manuscript,
Use a range of reading strategies to appraise and engage with academic texts
Summarize, synthesize, and reference information from discipline-specific sources
Identify and analyze elements typical of academic genres and their rhetorical functions;
Sequence sentences and paragraphs into a strong, coherent argument; and Dealing with complex sentences
Reflect on own and others' writing; and Personal feedback on academic texts
Use spoken academic English in discussions and presentations.
Publish in high quality Journals
ABC of predatory/fake/bogus journals
Reviewing: Principles, tips, guidelines, conflicting, do and don’ts
How to review peers work (Before you begin, managing your review, Structuring your review, After your review)
Expected participants: Postgraduate candidates, researchers, lecturers
Duration of the Course:3 days
Venue: College of Business Education Dsm Campus
Resources needed: Laptop, manuscript/thesis
The course fee of TZS 150,000 (for Tanzanians) or US$ 75 (for foreigners) covers costs of facilitation, training materials (stationery and other consumables), venue and light refreshments during session. Participants/clients are expected to meet their transport costs to and from the venue, accommodation, healthcare and other allowances if applicable for participants. Payments should be done in advance. Please pay your fee through TANZANIA POSTAL BANK: Account Number 191504001632, Account Name ASSOCIATION CBE CONSULTANCY BUREAU.
You are requested to confirm your participation before August 23rd, 2019
Ms. Neema Kitonka (Consultancy Coordinator)
College of Business Education
P.O. Box 1968
Dar es Salaam