Preface.- Chapter 1: The Scientific Method.- Chapter 2: Developing a Literature Search Strategy.- Chapter 3: Reading and Writing Scientific Papers.- Chapter 4: Step-by-Step Instructions for Preparing a Laboratory Report or Scientific Paper.- Chapter 5: Revision.- Chapter 6: A "Good" Sample Student Laboratory Report.- Chapter 7: Poster Presentations.- Chapter 8: Oral Presentations.- Appendix 1. Word Processing in Microsoft Word 2010.- Appendix 2. Making Graphs in Microsoft Excel 2010 and Excel for Mac 2011.- Appendix 3. Preparing Oral Presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.- Bibliography.- Index.
Karin Knisely is Lab Director of Core Course Biology at
Bucknell University. She earned a B.S. in Biology from Bucknell,
(where she was a three-sport athlete and is now enshrined in the
Athletics Hall of Fame) and an M.S. in Zoology from the University
of New Hampshire. She then completed a Deutscher Akademischer
Austauschdienst (DAAD) fellowship at the University of Konstanz
(the German equivalent of a Fulbright fellowship). Bilingual in
German and English, she sometimes works, outside of the academic
year, as a freelance translator.