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Name: Writing Assignment: Abstract for a Scientific Article
ID: m15951
Language: English (en)
Summary: In this assignment from a writing course for upper-level bioscience majors at Rice University, students write an abstract for a published research article in which the abstract has been deleted. Lectures and in-class discussions on the disease (Rett Syndrome) and the molecule (MeCP2) described in the article are provided before the assignment to help familiarize students with the general topic.
Subject: Arts
Keywords: Abstract, Communication, Writing
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

Authors: The Cain Project in Engineering and Professional Communication (driskila@rice.edu)
Copyright Holders: The Cain Project in Engineering and Professional Communication (driskila@rice.edu)
Maintainers: The Cain Project in Engineering and Professional Communication (driskila@rice.edu)

Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Mar 11, 2008 11:25 am -0500
Last revision to module: Mar 28, 2008 4:23 pm -0500

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Version: 1.2 Mar 28, 2008 4:23 pm -0500 by The Cain Project in Engineering and Professional Communication
Changes:
Add a link to Writing Mentor Manual 

Version: 1.1 Mar 28, 2008 3:17 pm -0500 by The Cain Project in Engineering and Professional Communication
Changes:
Initial version

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