AuthorAID is providing an online course Research Writing in the Social Sciences to support researchers in low and middle income countries, beginning on Monday 6 April.
The Society is working with AuthorAID to provide content and resources specific to geographers in a number of optional modules as part of this course.
AuthorAID’s research writing online courses have trained over 11,000 participants in low and middle income countries since 2015. This seven week course focuses on writing for social science disciplines. You will learn to:
Use appropriate pathways to access published research literature
Describe the key issues in research and publication ethics
Identify suitable target journals for publishing their research
Draft a research manuscript by following journal guidelines
Deal with the peer review process
…and more during an additional module focusing on Academic Writing Skills.
Course outline for geographers accessing the RGS-IBG sponsored area
The Society sponsored version of the course contains additional content and resources for geographers. Participants will have 10 weeks to complete the course, which includes:
Private forum for discussion and collaboration amongst geographic researchers and scholars
Video archive library – watch previous course facilitators give their tips and answers to frequently asked questions
Collaborative resource bank for sharing useful resources
Additional modules and activities for additional credit on your completion certificate
Access to the course content a week early
Interactive launch webinar for participants (recorded)
Expert-facilitated, guided writing tasks
Registering for the course and RGS-IBG modules
Create a new account for yourself on INASP Moodle or sign into your existing account from here (if you already have an account please go to step 2):
When creating a new account, you'll be asked to fill out a short form and provide your email address. You'll then receive a confirmation email to your registered email address. Click the link in this email to confirm your account and start using INASP Moodle. If you do not receive the confirmation email after trying to create an account, please check your junk or spam email folder.
Once you have signed up for an account, please fill in the survey to apply to join the additional sponsored area within the course. If you meet the criteria, you will then be sent a code to sign up to the course.
Apply to join the sponsored area