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Writing a Scientific Research Article in English 158PPTs

Writing a Scientific Research Article in English 158PPTs

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Good slides for writing research articles in English especially to decide the TENSES for different parts of research reports/dissertations/theses.
Good slides for writing research articles in English especially to decide the TENSES for different parts of research reports/dissertations/theses.

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rng a cencResearchArticleinEnlish 
 
for International Submission:
-r worsop seres orraduatestudents
Margaret Cargill
Researcher Education and DevelopmentAdelaide Graduate CentreThe University of Adelaide, Australia
Exected Outcomes:for students to acquire
an improved understanding of the structure andunderlying logic of scientific articles published inEnglish in the international literature;
an overall strategy for turning a set of results into an
knowledge of some specific English language featurescommonlusedineachsectionofublishedarticles 
 
and strategies for learning more;
knowledge of the stages involved in the process of submitting an article for publication
Genesis of this Worksho
Shared desire for more Chinese science to be availableinternationall in EnlishIntersecting expertises: Applied Linguistics andScienceWorkshops for CAS scientists in Beijing and Nanjing,2001 and Beijing 2003, 2004 and 2005 (30/workshop)vauatons y partcpants extremey postve; tersuggestions incorporated into subsequent versions
 
students in the early stages of their PhD candidaturesYour feedback will contribute to our research and tofuture developments of the workshops
Margaret Cargill
BA, Dip Ed, MEd(TESOL)
research students and academic staff in Agricultural andEcological Sciences for 15 yearsRuns collaborative paper writing workshops for state andnational research organisations in Australia and at U of A,Switzerland, Tonga, Vietnam, Spain and ChinaIs researching the effectiveness of the approach used inthis workshop; 2 papers to dateEditor of
TESOL in Context,
 journal of the Australianinternational journals and conferences
 
Questionnaire comletion
Please complete the questionnaire that will be.If any items are not clear, please ask the presenterforhel.
 
I will also ask you to complete an evaluation of the course at the last session on Friday.These documents will contribute to
improvement of this course for future student groups,my research into the effectiveness of this teachingapproach for Chinese students and scientists.
Participation in the InternationalScientific Community Requires…
nersanng e cung ege o scencdisciplines (journal subscription /internet/ database
Peer-review (international)
Written and spoken English for communicationwith peers
Active involvement in international conferences
Goodwritinskillsandunderstandinofthe 
 
format of journal articles
First considerations
Many journals available –you need to select one tosubmit to SCI status imact factor kind/level of ourresearch are all important factors)Manyarticles get submitted yours must meet the
 
 journal’s requirements and ‘stand out’ for its qualityand innovationScientists are busy –they rely on electronic searchingto find relevant articles yours must ‘stand out’ asreevant an nterestng
Selecting Target Journals
Check if the journal:
 – 
 
 – 
referees the papers
 – 
publishes reasonably quickly
 – 
has no page charges –or will waive them
 – 
provides reprints free of charge
 – 
 
 
Getting the most out of publishing
Publishing quickly is often helpful
usng n a wey rea ourna s eer oryou (
citation index 
)
If you aim too high you may be rejected(resubmitting takes more time)
Publishing where your peers will read it isimportant
Getting to know a journal
Go to the journal’s home-page on the internet if it
Read the introductory materials: Scope, Readership,Objectives, Aims, etc. Does this match your research?Scan the Tables of Contents of several issues over thepast few years. Is your research relevant to this area?
Publishing in an international journal = joining aninternational conversation
yu u yu =you write)Tr to cite aers from the taret ournal in ourmanuscript, to show you are aware of the‘conversation’ in that journal.
Relevance to our writin
You are writing your Introduction directly to thesepeope, o convnce em a ey nee o reayour paper. show that you know the field. subscribe to email alerts by the journal publishers,or database services online.Make notes as you read, and organise them so youcan find them when you need to for your writing.Do not leave this till the writing stage.
The teaching methodology
I begin with the theory from Applied Linguistics
,
But every sub-discipline has different conventions forwritin aersIn your lab groups, you need to comparemyguidelines with good examples of papers from good
 
ournas puse n ngs n your e
Ask supervisors for help to identify good papers
 
,variationsThen use these papers to help develop your language useTis course will provie a framewor for you to use forthis identification and development

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