During this training you will have learned and practiced helpful tools and techniques to writing abstracts for articles and conference papers.
Starting point: The abstract is often your prospective readers' first interaction with your work and is pivotal to the success of your paper. There are tools and techniques that support you in writing compelling abstracts in your field. Feedback from peers is also highly valuable.
Content: We will cover the following topics:
Understanding different types of abstracts
Considering what readers, editors and reviewers are looking for in an abstract
Learning about the hidden structures of abstracts and how to apply them
Discovering how to make writing more concise and how to edit an abstract for style
Writing abstracts and receiving feedback
Methods: Pair and small group work in breakout rooms, general discussion, individual feedback/coaching.
Note: During this training you will have the opportunity to put all you have learned into practice. Therefore, please bring a sample or samples of abstracts you have written or drafts you are working on. Please bring also some sample abstracts from journals you wish to publish in.
It is expected that participants are proficient in English.
You will receive the certificates of attendance after successful course participation (at least 80% active participation), as soon as possible. If you need the certificate earlier, please contact us!
Scope: 4 hours, 5 working units à 45 min
Instructor: Lesley-Anne Weiling
For more information and registration click here.
Zeit & Ort
06.06.2023 | 09:00 - 13:00