Links to resources from the June 7 & 21 writing camp presentations
Topic: Professional Writing
Regarding clarity and precision
Laplante, P. A. (2012;2011;). Technical writing: A practical guide for engineers and scientists. CRC Press. https://library.umd.umich.edu/verify/fwd.php?https://doi.org/10.1201/9781466503090
Thomas, D.D., (May/June 2021). The pen is mightier than the brain. Intercom.stc.org., 68(3), 36 – 39. https://www.stc.org/intercom/2021/05/the-pen-is-mightier-than-the-brain
Technical/Science Writing Website—Writing Instructional videos
Alley, M. (n.d.), Films on writing as an engineer or scientist. Craft of Scientific Writing. https://www.craftofscientificwriting.com/ --- (n.d.).
Tutorial on grammar in scientific writing. Craft of Scientific Writing. https://www.craftofscientificwriting.com/
Regarding resumes and cover (pain?) letters
Ryan, L. (2016, Apr 25). What’s a pain letter? It’s a job-seeker’s secret weapon. LinkedIn. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/whats-pain-letter-its-job-seekers-secret-weapon-liz-ryan/
(2017, May 18).How to write a pain letter, step by step. Forbes.com.
Spencer. L. (2012, Sept 21). How to write a great resume and cover letter. [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAthQKLhBTs
Statements of Purpose
Glen Maye, L., & Oakes, M. (2002). Assessing suitability of MSW applicants through objective scoring of personal statements. Journal of Social Work Education, 38(1), 67-82. https://doi.org/10.1080/10437797.2002.10779083
Samraj, B., & Monk, L. (2008). The statement of purpose in graduate program applications: Genre structure and disciplinary variation. English for Specific Purposes 27(2) 193-211 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.esp.2007.07.001