Quick note: While many of these courses do come with fees, all of them are available to audit in full or in part.
If you’re new to MOOCs and want to learn more (including how fees work in these courses), check out our Beginner’s Guide to Massive Open Online Courses.
The course also approaches several language, structure, style, and content issues that you can encounter while reporting the results of your research.
★★★★★ (1 rating) How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper (Project-Centered Course) École Polytechnique via Coursera This course is designed for students who have previous experience with academic research – you should be eager to adapt our writing and publishing advice to an existing personal project.
The course is entirely and you can work through it at your own pace. If you click on the book cover it will take you to the book on Amazon.
Creative Writing Class Alankit Assignments
The exercises are designed to help you start writing and self-analyse your work. However, you may ask questions along the way if there is something you don’t understand about how the course is put together. If you have any questions about how the course operates before contacting me please check out the FAQ list on the menu above which covers pretty much everything – and that includes how to get started and whether or not it’s really free! The critiquing service mentioned in the FAQ is separate to this course. If you would like me to give my professional opinion on your creative writing beyond this course please contact me for a quote. A very useful book on creative writing in general is The Creative Writing Coursebook.
Fortunately, free courses abound to guide you in your writing journey. English language learners, teachers, and grammar nerds, you’ll also find a few courses on this list.
In short, whatever it is that you’re writing, chances are you can improve your craft with one or more of the courses below.
★★★★★ (13 ratings) Writing in the Sciences Stanford University via Coursera This course teaches scientists to become more effective writers, using practical examples and exercises.
Topics include: principles of good writing, tricks for writing faster and with less anxiety, the format of a scientific manuscript, peer review, grant writing, ethical issues in scientific publication, and writing for general audiences.