User:Leslie Ann Roldan

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Writing instructor for [http://openwetware.org/wiki/20.109%28S12%29 20.109]. Lecturer II in the [http://writing.mit.edu/wac Writing Across the Curriculum] program at [http://web.mit.edu/ MIT], and Executive Director of the [http://www.cdpcenter.org/ Cell Decision Process Center], an [http://www.systemscenters.org/ NIH Center of Excellence in Systems Biology].
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Writing instructor for [http://openwetware.org/wiki/20.109%28S12%29 20.109]. Lecturer II in the [http://writing.mit.edu/wac Writing Across the Curriculum] program at [http://web.mit.edu/ MIT].
==Background and Education==
==Background and Education==
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* 1992, BA (English), Stanford
* 1992, BA (English), Stanford
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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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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, and more recently Executive Director of the [http://www.cdpcenter.org/ Cell Decision Process Center], an [http://www.systemscenters.org/ NIH Center of Excellence in Systems Biology]. I currently teach primarily in the Biology department; my scholarly research focuses on how students develop scientific communication skills through discussion leading.
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==Lectures/Workshops==
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* [[Media:20.109_SP12_LARlecturenotes.pdf‎ | 20.109 SP12 Scientific Writing]]
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* [[Media:20.109_SP12_LARwkshp2.pdf‎ | 20.109 SP12 Building the Results]]
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* [[Media:20.109wkshp1_FA12.pdf | 20.109 FA12 Illustrations]]
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* [[Media:20.109wkshp2_FA12_total.pdf | 20.109 FA12 Scientific Writing]]
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* [[Media:20.109_SP13_Roldan.pdf | 20.109 SP13 Scientific Writing]]
==Resources==
==Resources==

Revision as of 20:22, 18 February 2013

Contents

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.

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, and more recently Executive Director of the Cell Decision Process Center, an NIH Center of Excellence in Systems Biology. I currently teach primarily in the Biology department; my scholarly research focuses on how students develop scientific communication skills through discussion leading.

Lectures/Workshops

Resources

Note: many of the resources can fit in other categories. For example, the principles of storytelling apply to both writing and presentations.

Writing

Oral presentation

  • Slide:ology by Nancy Duarte
  • TED: excellent examples of different presentation styles

Visualization & Design

General inspiration

Personal tools