Schedule, CHEM 3700W, Spring 2018
Posted: Dec. 22, 2017. Last Update: April 21, 2018.

Week of
Theme Resource/Software Assignment Start of Review
Jan. 15
Science and Scientific Peer Review
W: Nature of Science & Course Goals; F: Introduction of WI Tutor; Course Materials & Organization
Jan. 22
(1 - 3)
Prewriting Activities, Reading, Condensing, Outlining
M (taught by TA): Reading and Publication Types; W: A01a & A1b w/ Rubrics; F (CCL): A01a
Word Wed., 01/24: A01a; Groups Formed
Jan. 29
(4 & 5)
Piling-In, Source-to-Reference Inversion and Writing Paragraphs
M: Mindmaps & Outlining; W: Writing Paragraphs & Desiderata; F (CCL): A01b
Word Wed., 01/31: A01b Wed., 01/31: A01a
Feb. 5
Data Presentation: Tables and Schemes
M,W: Tables and Schemes; F (CCL): A02
ChemDraw, Word Wed., 02/07: A02 Wed., 02/07: A01b
Feb. 12
Data Pres. & Analysis I: Tables, Statistics, Functions & Graphing.
M,W: Schemes; Graphs & Histograms; F (CCL): A03
Excel Wed., 02/14: A03 Wed., 02/14: A02
Feb. 19
(5 & 3b)
Data Presentation & Analysis II: Simulation & Graphing
M,W: Finish Elements; start Info Access; W: A04; F (CCL): A04
Excel, A04-JCE Wed., 02/21: A04 Wed., 02/21: A03
Feb. 26
Search & Bibliography
M: Search; A05 & A06; W (KY & JS): A04 Feedback & SciComm Plans; F (CCL, KY & JS): PR(A04) & A05
SciFinder, Word Mon., 02/26: A05, A06 Wed., 02/28, A04 (Instr. Rev.); Fri., 03/02, A04 (PR)
March 5
M,W: Citation & Reference Section; Article & Slides; F (CCL): Overview A08-A11; Work on A06 Powerpoint Wed., 03/21: A08, A09 Wed., 03/07: A05
March 12 Oral Presentation Week All Resources All Week: A06
March 19
ACS Natl. Meeting, New Orleans
Materials and Methods, Appendix
M: A06 Session #4 (2 Talks). W: No Meeting. F (CCL, 2h, 11 am - 1 pm): Work on A08 (MMA); JOC Guidelines for Authors.
JOC Guide for Authors, ACS Copyright
March 26 SPRING BREAK H2O, SiO2 & hνs
April 2 Writing a Paper & Publication Ethics
M: Construction of a Paper. W (CCL): Work on A08 & A09. F (Classroom): Publication Ethics.
ACS Ethics Guidelines Wed., 04/04, A08 (Instr. Rev.); Fri., 04/06, A08 (PR)
April 9 Peer Review Examples
M: PR Examples. W: Assign A10. F (CCL): Setup A10 (Written PRs)
Peer Review Examples PRE11 & PRE18 Wed., 04/11, A10, A11 Wed., 04/11, A09 (Instr. Rev.); Fri., 04/13, A09 (PR)
April 16 Revising & Responding to Editors and Referees
M: PR Case Studies. W: PR Examples & A11 Strategy. F (CCL): Work on A11 (Revision of A9).
PR Case Studies
Classic Rejections
ISI Reviewer Manual
A10 due 04/18; PRs provided to authors by Fri., 04/20
April 23 Scientific Conduct and Science Communication
M: Sci. Comm. planning. PR Case Studies (more). W: Start P11. Top-10 Wordle. PR Case Studies (more). F (SH103): Collect P11. Science Communication Event.
Sci. Comm. Flyer Wed., 04/25, A11
Fri., 04/27, PR(A11) complete.
April 30 Wrap-Up and Scientific Misconduct
M: Evaluations (TA & faculty). Return A11 with P11. ORI Process. W (last meeting): ORI Case Studies. F, May 4: Reading Day
ORI Case Studies