Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Calendar - 2019/2020
Canadian Excellence

SK894
Writing for Publication
0.5 Credit

This course is designed to prepare students to write and publish scholarly articles. It is comprised of reflective elements including: personal writing process, writing habits and impediments to writing. A second component of the course focuses on practical elements including: determining scope and focus of a manuscript, audience, content and language of writing, selecting journals, journal expectations and preparing different types of manuscripts (research report, theoretical, policy-related and practice). Students learn to edit their own and others' manuscripts. Issues of authorship and publishing ethics are also addressed. An outcome of the course is expected to be a manuscript of publishable quality and a list of appropriate target journals.

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Evaluated on a P (pass)/F (fail) basis