Scientific Writing

Petri Nokelainen (petri.nokelainen@uta.fi)

Learning material

Lecture [PPT]

Exercises [PDF]

Literature

1.      American Educational Research Association (2006). Standards for reporting on empirical social science research in AERA publications. Retrieved September 15, 2009 from  http://www.aera.net/publications/Default.aspx?menu_id=32&id=1850

2.      American Educational Research Association (2009). Standards for reporting on humanities-oriented research in AERA publications. Educational Researcher, 38(6), 481-486.

3.      American Psychological Association (2001). The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Fifth edition. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

4.      OECD (2002). Frascati Manual 2002: Proposed Standard Practice for Surveys on Research and Experimental Development. Paris: OECD.

5.      de Vaus, D. A. (2004). Research Design in Social Research. Third edition. London: Sage.

6.      Wellington, J. (2003). Getting Published. A guide for lecturers and researchers. London: RoutledgeFalmer.

Links

1.      Scopus: http://www.scopus.com/home.url

2.      Scirus: http://www.scirus.com/srsapp

3.      Scholar Google: http://scholar.google.fi

4.      APA –style (homepage): http://www.apastyle.org

5.      Capital Community College (APA-style guide to compose a paper): http://webster.commnet.edu/apa

6.      Ohio State University (examples of APA-style references): http://library.osu.edu/sites/guides/apagd.php

7.      University of Western Australia (Harvard –style guide): http://www.library.uwa.edu.au/help/guides/harvard_citation_style

Assignment

Assignment 1. Proposal for a scientific conference or an article manuscript for periodical

 

Select a scientific conference or journal from your own research field. Examine the author guidelines and compose a proposal according to the specifications of the selected conference or journal. Compose a Word document that contains your details (name, email), details of the conference/journal (name, internet address, author guidelines) and the proposal text.

 

Updated 18.06.2012 PN