Schedule, Chemistry 3700, Spring 2016
Posted: Aug. 4, 2015. Last Update: April 27, 2016.

Week of Theme Resource/Software Assignment Start of Review
Jan. 18 Science and Scientific Peer Review
W: Nature of Science & Course Goals; F: Course Materials & Organization
Jan. 25 Prewriting Activities, Reading, Condensing, Outlining
M: Reading and Publication Types; W: A01a & A1b w/ Rubrics; F (CCL): A01a
Word Wed., 01/27: A01a
Feb. 1 Piling-In, Source-to-Reference Inversion and Writing Paragraphs
M: Mindmaps & Outlining; W: Writing Paragraphs; F (CCL): A01b
Word Wed., 02/03: A01b Wed., 02/03: A01a
Feb. 8 Data Presentation: Tables and Schemes
M: Tables; W: Schemes; F (CCL): A02
ChemDraw, Word Wed., 02/10: A02 Wed., 02/10: A01b
Feb. 15 Data Pres. & Analysis I: Tables, Statistics, Functions & Graphing.
M,W: Schemes; Graphs & Histograms; F (CCL): A03
Excel Wed., 02/17: A03 Wed., 02/17: A02
Feb. 22 Data Presentation & Analysis II: Simulation & Graphing
M,W: Summary, Paraphrase & Plagiarism; W: A04; F (CCL): A04
Excel Wed., 02/24: A04 Wed., 02/24: A03
Feb. 29 Search & Bibliography
M,W: Search; W: A05 & A06; F (CCL): A05
SciFinder, Word Wed., 03/02: A05, A06 Wed., 03/02: A04
March 7 Citation & Reference Section; Article & Slides Powerpoint Wed., 03/09: A05
March 14 Oral Presentation Week All Resources All Week: A06
March 21 Materials and Methods, Appendix
M: Overview A08-A11, Assign A08 & A09. W: JOC Guidelines for Authors. F (CCL): Work on A08 (MMA).
JOC Guide for Authors, ACS Copyright MWF: A08, A09
March 28 SPRING BREAK H2O, SiO2 & hνs
April 4 Writing a Paper & Publication Ethics
M: Publication Ethics. W: More on A08 & A09. F (CCL): Work on A09 (Paper).
ACS Ethics Guidelines Wed., 04/06, A08 (Instr. Rev.); Fri., 04/08, A08 (PR)
April 11 Peer Review Examples
M: PR Examples. W: Assign A10. F (CCL): Work on A10 (Written PRs)
Peer Review Example Wed., 04/13, A10 Wed., 04/13, A09 (Instr. Rev.); Fri., 04/15, A09 (PR)
April 18 Revising & Responding to Editors and Referees
M: PR Case Studies. W: PR Examples and Assign A11. F (CCL): Work on A11 (Revision of A9).
PR Case Studies Mon., 04/18, A11 A10 due 04/20; PRs provided to authors by Fri., 04/22
April 25 Scientific Conduct and Misconduct
M: OCS, no class. W: Start P11. Top-10 Wordle. PR Case Studies (more). F: Collect P11. ORI Process. Evaluations (TA & faculty).
ORI Case Studies Wed., 04/27, A11
Fri., 04/29, PR(A11) complete.
May 2 Wrap-Up and Science Communication
M: Return A11 with P11. ORI-Cases. W, May 4: Pulse Feast Smorgasbord; Th, May 5: Stop Day
Eat, Talk, Learn & Enjoy! Compliments to the cooks!