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LibraryThing: OU History of Science Collections HSCI 3013 - section 995 - Spring 2014

Writing Tips for Interpretation essays and Wikipedia Editing Projects

The interactive writing on Confluence in this course is casual, where spelling, proofreading, and writing style are not graded. But these things do matter in the Wikipedia Editing Projects. So here are some relevant tips and guidelines:

HSCI 3013 Writing tips
Kaleidoscope Writing tips

Really? You mean that I could lose 1 point per misspelled word per episode in my Wikipedia Editing Project? Yes! Spellcheck and proofread, and check out these writing tips!

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"The slovenliness of our language makes it easier for us to have foolish thoughts." George Orwell

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HSCI 3013. History of Science to 17th centuryCreative Commons license
Kerry Magruder, Instructor, 2004
Brent Purkaple, TA

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Many thanks to the pedagogical model developed in Mythology and Folklore and other online courses by Laura Gibbs, which have been an inspiration for this course.

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This course is currently undergoing major reconstruction to bring it into alignment with the new version of the course at Janux