Webinar: How writing makes you smarter: Academic writing
CLP / $8 USD / $558 ARS
How writing makes you smarter: ACADEMIC WRITING
This presentation will be divided into two parts.
Part 1: Philosophy of science (“Advanced theory”)– how we make progress = theory.
The two views of science – Popper: Our job is to DISPROVE (the doubting game). Emerson: Find the number of things your theory will explain (the believing game). BOTH are correct.
Why “there’s nothing wrong with being wrong.” (Chomsky)
Why old data is wonderful.
Does research matter? The huge influence of the media, why, and what we can do about it.
Part 2: The academic composing process: Some conjecture
When to read and when to write.
How to write a research paper: The easy way
Dealing with rejection.
Dealing with feedback.