For all those interested… Since one of my recent books (namely, “The Language of Science,” including the latest 2016 edition – already fourth:) is out of print and hard to come by, I’ve decided to give you at least some access to it.
My friends, here you’ll find the latest version of Chapters 1-2 and other useful materials from the textbook.
Besides, here you can find my lectures’ handouts (plus a couple of additional handouts).
Hope this helps:)))
My Textbook Materials:
MODULES 1-4 LECTURES’ HANDOUT – newly revised, edited, and updated.
The actual lectures cover much, much more!
see also: great material on CONVERSATION STARTERS (“icebreakers”)
VERY IMPORTANT! ON PLAGIARISM: WHAT IT IS, HOW TO AVOID IT
OTHER RELEVANT MATERIALS:
MICASE Spoken Academic English Formulas
Some of my Articles on Writing Essays, Clear Writing and Etiquette
Basic Essays’ Topics (various types of essays
Sample Essays (written by Natalie Kramar, MI2, and myself:)
Great Material on Writing Literature Reviews
And here are some useful links on the issues discussed during our “rump session,” so to speak:), right after the lectures:
On Conference Abstracts (про тези доповідей на конференціях)
Writing Literature Reviews (про критичний огляд літератури)
My Example of a Book Review рецензія на книгу (мій приклад)
The Cornell Notes Method – a Useful Skill
Research Tips from the University at Buffalo:
Harvard College Writing Center
Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab) https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/
University of Leicester Writing Resources http://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/ld/resources/writing/writing-resources/science
MIT OPENCOURSEWARE https://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm
Khan Academy https://www.khanacademy.org
TED talks https://www.ted.com/
ConferenceAlerts, worldwide https://conferencealerts.com/
Brought to my attention by Alexander Shelkovnikov’s post on LinkedIn, the topic covers so much more… Enjoy!
A perennial dilemma of sorts happens when you’re choosing between Presentations’ Handouts and PowerPoint Presentations. Especially at the conferences.
Handouts might be easier to handle – literally – once you’ve printed them out.
On the other hand, nothing can beat the elegance of a silver screen well-crafted slides.
What I call here Takahashi-Lessig method, is actually two separate methods, called Takahashi method and Lessig method. Why do I kind of “blend” them? Because the idea behind the both is similar – do not overburden your slides. It’s not even a “one idea per slide” approach, rather, it’s one or two word(s). And a (very) large font size.
Both Masayoshi Takahashi and Lawrence Lessig techniques convey the same message of “less is more.”
But not even fanciest infographics can substitute for the person giving a speech. Because words and figures would mean little without the presenter’s charisma, his or her ability to persuade, convince, and, eventually, win over an audience.
Example? A really good one: Dick Clarence Hardt talk on Identity 2.0
More great stuff here: http://www.duarte.com/blog/
Here is the answer to what it stands for:
Open Researcher and Contributor ID
Here is the answer to why:
Below you will find the links to some of Fred Schindler’s writings. He is the winner in the 29th annual Apex awards for Publication Excellence Competition. Fred’s columns in the IEEE Microwave Magazine, namely, “Is Smaller Better?” in the January 2016 issue, “My Great-Grandfather Was a Webmeister” (my personal favorite:) in the May 2016 issue and “Managers Too” in the November 2016 issue received three Awards of Excellence. They all are beyond awesome!
The Economist … and so many more …
Writing great essays (again:)
- writing in the disciplines:
- a persuasive ad:
- musings on the subject:
A lesser known Ukrainian artist of Greek descent, Mykhailo Berkos (1861-1919), is no less impressive than the famous cohort of fellow impressionists. Just have a look…