COURSE CODE: FST 413
COURSE TITLE: Scientific Writing and Presentation
NUMBER OF UNITS: 2 Units
COURSE DURATION: Two hours per week
Course Coordinator: Dr. A.O. Obadina, B.Sc., M.Sc., PhD
Office Location: Food Science and Technology Department, COLFHEC
Other Lecturers: Dr. O.P. Shobukola
Scientific communication. Types of written communication, journals, bulletins, abstracts, etc. Types of oral communication, seminar, conferences, talks and art of oral presentation. Scientific writing. Library use and bibliographic search in the food science and technology related areas. Modern information technologies (Information), scientific networking, computer data-bases, Compact-Disc-Read-Only-Memory (CD ROM) technology, on line information and computer conference, optical discs. Scientific illustrations (figures, tables, plates). Each student will present oral and written reports for grading based on a survey of literature on recent developments in an area of current interest in the field of food science and technology.