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Supporting Effective Teaching and Learning

Hazen, Beth [1].

Scientific Writing and Editing.

LEARN to:
Correct common problems with grammar, punctuation, style, word usage, tables and figures
Use commas correctly
Recognize indicators that signal problems
Write more concisely, eliminate unnecessary words
Write complete, succinct captions for tables and figures

Workshop presented by Beth Hazen, manuscript editor for 10+ years, specializes in editing for non-native English writers. Pertinent areas of grammar, punctuation, terminology and word usage, and style will be discussed, with an emphasis on examples from manuscripts submitted for publication. Participants will receive a reference handbook, writing and editing for plant scientists, written by Beth, which expands on workshop topics. Questions for coverage in the workshop may be e-mailed to Beth (behazen@willowsend.net) until five days before the meetings start. Sample paragraphs for onsite editing may be sent until 2 weeks before the meeting.


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1 - Botanical Society of America, 4475 Castleman Ave., P.O. Box 299, St. Louis, Missouri, 63166-0299, USA

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Presentation Type: Workshop
Session: W-11-1
Location: 120/Ayres
Date: Sunday, July 30th, 2006
Time: 1:00 PM
Abstract ID:1065


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