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Writing instructor for [[20.109(F09)|20.109]].
Writing instructor for [[20.109(F09)|20.109]].
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<p>Director of Training in Communication Instruction and Lecturer in the [http://web.mit.edu/wac Writing Across the Curriculum] program at [http://web.mit.edu MIT].  
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Director of Training in Communication Instruction and Lecturer in the [http://web.mit.edu/wac Writing Across the Curriculum] program at [http://web.mit.edu MIT].  
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Email: nlerner AT mit DOT edu<br />
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Office: 14N-234<br />
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Phone: 617-452-2939
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Contact information:
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==Presentations==
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Here are the slides (in PDF format) we showed in lab and class presentations:
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Email: nlerner@mit.edu
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Feb. 8/9: [[Media:20.109_8Feb11.pdf|Overview of Scientific Writing and Rhetoric/Writing Research Articles]]
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Office: 14N-229c
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==Conference schedule, Spring 2011==
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==Presentations==
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Monday, March 28th
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Here are the slides I showed in lab on September 17 and 18 on the processes of scientific writing:
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*9:00 AM, Huayu Ding
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*10:30 AM, Manuel Legrand
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[[Media:20.109_Sept09.pdf|Overview of Scientific Writing and Rhetoric]]
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*11:00 AM, Shireen Rudina
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*11:30 AM, Krithi Sundaram
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*12:00 PM, John Chen
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*12:30 PM, Paula Trepman
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*1:00 PM, Sabina Sood
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*2:00 PM, Stephanie Fung
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==Resources==  
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Tuesday, March 29th
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<p>The following are helpful places to do further investigation into good writing.</p>
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*10:00 AM, Max Pruner
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*10:30 AM, Ryan Keating
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              <li>[http://web.mit.edu/academicintegrity/ Academic Integrity at MIT]<br />
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*1:00 PM, Anirudh Arun
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*2:00 PM, Alexa Schulte
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*3:00 PM, Jingxun Chen
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*3:30 PM, Lauren Berry
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Wednesday, March 30th
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*10:30 AM, Jessica Liu
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*1:00 PM, Micca Hecht
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==Resources on Academic Integrity and Writing==  
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<ul><li>[http://web.mit.edu/academicintegrity/ Academic Integrity at MIT]<br />
                 A rich site with examples and instruction on how to cite sources, paraphrase correctly, and avoid plagiarism.</li>
                 A rich site with examples and instruction on how to cite sources, paraphrase correctly, and avoid plagiarism.</li>
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<li>[http://web.mit.edu/uaap/learning/teach/integrity/index.html From MIT's Office of Advising]<br />
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Practical tips on avoiding plagiarism and keeping sane @ MIT.
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<li>[http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/589/01/ The OWL at Purdue on Plagiarism]<br />
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<li>[http://www.lib.vt.edu/help/plagiarism.html Virginia Tech on Plagiarism]<br />
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<li>[http://www.wwnorton.com/college/english/write/writesite/plagiarism_tutorial/research_plagiarism_1.aspx Norton on Plagiarism]<br />
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<li>[http://www.princeton.edu/pr/pub/integrity/08/intro/ Princeton on Plagiarism]<br />
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<li>[http://wpacouncil.org/node/9 Council of Writing Program Administrators on Plagiarism]<br />
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<li>[http://library.duke.edu/research/plagiarism/cite/index.html Duke University Library on Plagiarism and Documentation]<br />
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</ul>
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==Writing Resources==
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The following are helpful places to do further investigation into good writing.
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<li>[http://www.mhhe.com/mayfieldpub/tsw/home.htm The Mayfield Handbook]<br />
<li>[http://www.mhhe.com/mayfieldpub/tsw/home.htm The Mayfield Handbook]<br />
               A rich resource for any scientific writer.</span></li>
               A rich resource for any scientific writer.</span></li>
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                 A very useful article that analyzes the structure and style
                 A very useful article that analyzes the structure and style
                     of scientific writing.</li>
                     of scientific writing.</li>
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              <li>[http://web.clas.ufl.edu/users/mschafer/NeuroBiological/neurobiopage.html Writing in the Neurobiological Sciences]<br />
 
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                A scientific writing course from the University of Florida with many useful links.</li>
 
               <li>[http://writing.engr.psu.edu/ Writing Guidelines for Engineering and Science Students]<br />
               <li>[http://writing.engr.psu.edu/ Writing Guidelines for Engineering and Science Students]<br />
                   A useful resource on scientific writing from Michael Alley, an engineering education professor at Penn State.
                   A useful resource on scientific writing from Michael Alley, an engineering education professor at Penn State.
                 Includes many examples and additional links.</li>
                 Includes many examples and additional links.</li>
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Neal Lerner

Writing instructor for 20.109. Director of Training in Communication Instruction and Lecturer in the Writing Across the Curriculum program at MIT. Email: nlerner AT mit DOT edu
Office: 14N-234
Phone: 617-452-2939

Presentations

Here are the slides (in PDF format) we showed in lab and class presentations:

Feb. 8/9: Overview of Scientific Writing and Rhetoric/Writing Research Articles

Conference schedule, Spring 2011

Monday, March 28th

  • 9:00 AM, Huayu Ding
  • 10:30 AM, Manuel Legrand
  • 11:00 AM, Shireen Rudina
  • 11:30 AM, Krithi Sundaram
  • 12:00 PM, John Chen
  • 12:30 PM, Paula Trepman
  • 1:00 PM, Sabina Sood
  • 2:00 PM, Stephanie Fung

Tuesday, March 29th

  • 10:00 AM, Max Pruner
  • 10:30 AM, Ryan Keating
  • 1:00 PM, Anirudh Arun
  • 2:00 PM, Alexa Schulte
  • 3:00 PM, Jingxun Chen
  • 3:30 PM, Lauren Berry

Wednesday, March 30th

  • 10:30 AM, Jessica Liu
  • 1:00 PM, Micca Hecht


Resources on Academic Integrity and Writing

Writing Resources

The following are helpful places to do further investigation into good writing.

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