15.289 Week by Week Syllabus

(Subject to change) 

Feb. 3 Course overview: Basic communication skills, strategy

Feb. 8 Oral presentations: The basics

Feb. 10 Oral presentations: The job talk

Writing: Genres of academic writing Read

Feb. 16 Writing: Strategy and structure

Feb. 17 Surviving the reviewing process and getting published

Feb. 22 Writing workshop: peer review drafts

Feb. 24 Teaching: The basics

March 1

March 3

March 8

March 10 Interviewing for field work

March 15

March 17 Course Wrap-Up

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