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Syllabus of the course: Modern Physics through English

In this web page we provide the syllabus of the course Modern Physics through English, offered by the Department of Physics.
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InstructorM. Sisamakis
ProgramTuesday, 15:00-16:00, Room 3
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Goal of the courseTeaching of communication and presentation skills of scientific work with emphasis teamwork, participation, peer group teaching and confidence building. The course prepares the students to communicate in English but the techniques are applicable to any language. As English II, Modern Physics in English I and Modern Physics in English II have been fully pipe-lined and each is structured, students need to follow the courses from the start, as it involves progressive development of skills.
SyllabusContinuation of work started in English II. Analysis of popular scientific articles on student’s topic from scientific magazines. Advanced Library Research Skills Seminar: Identification of research papers/conference proceedings
Evaluation of sources: Magazines, journals, books, and Internet sources. Writing of a full bibliography based on the above. PhD/Master’s Thesis/Diplomatiki analysis for format and style. Outlining, standard numbering system/decimal system, Subordination, main subordinate ideas. Identification of the latter in texts, Note-taking, Summary writing. Note-taking/ listening module.
Research Project: Continuation of the term paper started in English II (Φ-012).
BibliographyWallace, M. J. (1987). Study Skills in English, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
Tarubian, K. L. (1987). A Manual for Writers, University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

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