What will you learn?
- The expectations of readers and reviewers
- The process for self-review of the first draft
- The reviewing structure for a scientific paper
- The importance of feedback
Why should you enroll?
In this course, you will learn how to address the most common errors as to why a manuscript gets rejected. A manuscript maybe rejected due to suspected plagiarism, incomplete manuscripts, incomprehensible language, outdated references, incomplete or unclear figures and incomplete or faulty research. You will learn how to subject your manuscript to several reviews before you send it for publication. You will also learn aspects that you should focus on such as the language, presentation, and formatting.
What topics will you cover?
Lecture 1: Introduction
Lecture 2: Objectives
Lecture 3: Expectations of readers
Lecture 4: Self-review activity
Lecture 5: Revision of your draft
Lecture 6: Self-revision of the first draft
Lecture 7: Structure of a paper
Lecture 8: Sequential review of each section
Lecture 9: Writing process for easier review
Lecture 10: External reviews
Lecture 11: Working on feedback
Lecture 12: Summary