Oct 14, 2019  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20
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PBIO 4181J - Writing for Biologists

Current topics in the scientific literature and public controversy around issues in biology provide students with opportunities to learn the skills needed for successful writing as a biologist. No credit toward major.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 1J
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Be able to tailor writings for different audiences ranging from the scientific community to the general public.
  • Be able to use correct grammar, punctuation, transitions, and other mechanics in their writing.
  • Learn to retrieve, critically evaluate and synthesize scientific information from a variety of sources including the primary literature.
  • Learn to review and edit his/her own work and the work of others.

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