Scholarship Skills Winter 2013
PSU CS 569 (MS Students)
Course Overview: The purpose of this course is to make you better scholars. In particular it attempts to make you better researchers, better writers, better presenters, and better reviewers. It concentrates on your reading, writing and composition skills. The course concentrates on both the production and consumption of the “media” used by computer scientists to communicate today.
You will learn to both read and write papers, such as
conference and journal articles; You will learn to both
listen to and prepare and deliver oral
presentations. You will also learn skills that
will prepare you for your career as a scholar: how to
choose a thesis topic, and how to write a thesis; how to
be an effective reviewer of material written by others;
how to prepare yourself for the job hunt in academia or
industry when you graduate. When you’re through with
this course you should have a feel for the tasks and
activities of modern scholars.
||PSU CRNs: 44753 for CS 569 (MS
students) and 41047 for CS 669 (PhD students).
It's important that you sign up for the correct section.
Class meets: Winter Quarter 2013.
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