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Scientific Writing and Referencing


Lewis, RL, Scientific Writing and Referencing, University College, pp. 3 (2018) [Minor Creative Work]

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Writing scientifically is writing precisely and clearly. Scientific writing is concerned with the recording of measurements and the results of observations. Writing precisely therefore means the complete absence of words such as "almost" or "very" in the description of events. Instead you should use precise descriptions such as "98.2% complete". A good hint is to make sure that every word counts and that no word is unnecessary. This is good advice in all writing but particularly in scientific writing where the writing is concerned with measurements, observations, and the conveying of quantitative or qualitative results.

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Item Type:Minor Creative Work
Keywords:education, referencing, science
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and pedagogy
Research Field:Mathematics and numeracy curriculum and pedagogy
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Learner and learning
Objective Field:Learner and learning not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Lewis, RL (Mr Robert Lewis)
ID Code:129246
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Office of the University College
Deposited On:2018-11-19
Last Modified:2019-04-15

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