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How To Use The Internet To Communicate Your Research Better

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Build your reputation as a researcher by using online resources to maximize impact and share your research findings with the world.

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45 mins

English

video

Certificate on completion

Online, On-demand learning

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2 modules

What you learn

The pros and cons of using the internet to share your research

Various types of internet resources for scientific communication

The right way of citing online sources in your research

Understand the open-access revolution in academic publishing

The benefits and drawbacks of open-access publishing

How to provide open access to your research paper

Description

The internet has changed the way people communicate in general, more specifically, it has impacted the way scientific research is communicated. With the open access revolution and growth of online resources, it is no longer enough to just get your research published. But how do you ensure your work reaches the world and makes an impact in your field of research?

This program outlines the best strategies for an author to use the internet and share their scientific research. With insight into the benefits of online science dissemination, an illustrated citation guide, a list of online resources for your research, and a deep dive into the highly recommended open-access practice of sharing your research, this interactive course provides great clarity for effective and innovative online research communication.

Course Narrator:

Harold Swindall, Academic Trainer Hal Swindall holds a master's in English and a PhD in comparative literature. For 25 years, he has taught, edited, and researched in East Asia besides scholarly visits to Europe. Presently he works as an English teacher trainer at the University of Malaya in Malaysia, mainly teaching academic writing and research to graduates and supervising TESL theses. Hal has also designed and conducted English academic writing workshops for non-native English speakers, and is performing mixed-method research in this area. Besides all that, he has 25 years of experience in a variety of editing and has helped many scholars publish in major journals. He believes in giving every aspiring researcher the attention and help they need to realize their goals. Hal's languages include French and Italian, besides Chinese, and he has published on such wide-ranging topics as Buddhist art and Chinese poetry, but his dissertation research was on late nineteenth-century artistic prose.

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LECTURE 1 |Video

Course video

30 mins

LECTURE 2 |Document/Slides

Further reading

15 mins

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Part of Cactus Communications’ R ecosystem of tools and solutions for researchers, R Upskill is a learning platform that comprises of the largest collection of researcher-focused programs, developed by top academic experts. Learn anytime, anywhere with bite-sized online programs on research writing, journal publication, career development, science communication, funding, researcher wellness, and…

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