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PSYC6300 Writing and Presentation

Course Description

2 units; 2 SEM

This course will explore various types of writing as well as techniques to maximize effectiveness in oral presentations essential for psychology for graduate students. Topics to be covered include how to write thesis proposals, grant proposals, empirical studies, manuscript reviews, and review articles. We will also explore techniques for effective critiquing of manuscripts, writing clearly and concisely, understanding and incorporating APA style, and avoiding plagiarism. In addition, oral presentation skills will be overviewed, with opportunities for all students to practice presenting their own research.