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First, A Few Things… Thing One …Please include the original copy with my handwritten comments. When you turn in revisions of earlier work… 1
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Methods Sections should begin with a few introductory comments to orient your reader. Thing Two 2
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A Few Other Things Avoid beginning sentences with numbers (see example). Avoid “Cart before horse” (see example) Avoid over structuring (see example - one or two sentence paragraphs with a subhead). Avoid using subheads to inform topic sentences (see example) Avoid late verbs (Science of Scientific Writing) Avoid Beginning Sentences with Numbers 3
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Avoid “Cart Before Horse” Avoid Over Structuring 4
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Avoid Using Subheads to Inform Topic Sentences Meeting 3: Illustrations: Tables and Graphs 5
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can think of that might accompany a Condense large amounts of information Convince readers of your findings (by showing data quality) Focus attention between values) Simplify complex findings Promote thinking and discussion Tell a story Name all the types of illustrations you research paper. What’s the Purpose of Illustrations? on certain findings (e.g., relationship 6
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Other Purposes for Illustrations Use illustrations to show first hand images of – Morphology – Pathological findings – Experimental design – Model – Apparatus Get your gorgeous illustration on the cover of the journal. Tables
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course BIO 7.012 taught by Professor Lander during the Fall '10 term at MIT.

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