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*[http://www.betterworldbooks.com/slide-ology-the-art-and-science-of-creating-great-presentations-id-9780596522346.aspx Slide:ology] by Nancy Duarte
*[http://www.betterworldbooks.com/slide-ology-the-art-and-science-of-creating-great-presentations-id-9780596522346.aspx Slide:ology] by Nancy Duarte
*[http://www.betterworldbooks.com/presentation-zen-design-simple-design-principles-and-techniques-to-enhance-your-presentations-id-9780321668790.aspx Presentation Zen Design] by Garr Reynolds
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*[http://www.betterworldbooks.com/visual-storytelling-inspiring-a-new-visual-language-id-9783899553758.aspx Visual Storytelling] by Robert Klanten, Sven Ehmann, and Floyd Schulze
*[http://www.betterworldbooks.com/story-substance-structure-style-and-the-principles-of-screenwriting-id-9780060391683.aspx Story] by Robert McKee
*[http://www.betterworldbooks.com/story-substance-structure-style-and-the-principles-of-screenwriting-id-9780060391683.aspx Story] by Robert McKee
*[http://www.betterworldbooks.com/on-writing-a-memoir-of-the-craft-id-9781439156810.aspx On Writing] by Stephen King
*[http://www.betterworldbooks.com/on-writing-a-memoir-of-the-craft-id-9781439156810.aspx On Writing] by Stephen King

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Contact information

  • Email: lroldan@mit.edu
  • Office: 12-113
  • Office hours: By appointment

Writing instructor for 20.109. Lecturer II in the Writing Across the Curriculum program at MIT, and Executive Director of the Cell Decision Process Center, an NIH Center of Excellence in Systems Biology.

Background and Education

  • 2001, PhD (Biology), MIT
  • 1992, BA (English), Stanford

Prior to coming to MIT's WAC program in 2005, I was a scientific editor who commissioned and edited biology college-level text and articles for the web. I currently teach primarily in the Biology department, and my scholarly research focuses on how students develop scientific communication skills through discussion leading.

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