Special Topics in Biomedical
Publishing on the Internet
Copyright © 2002
Thomas E. Colonna Ph.D./JD
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This course examines stylistic, regulatory and technical issues pertaining to publishing biomedical information on the Internet.
discussion of these issues and practice employing them, one will be able to
orient writing for different multimedia audiences. Discussion will be based on readings from this website.
In addition to exercises and quizzes, the student will prepare several
assignments for submission. The major project will be either (1) to design a website
to present biomedical information of the students choosing OR (2) a research
report on a topic chosen by the student and approved by the instructor AND a
brief oral presentation to your colleagues on your project (for a total of half
of the course grade).
A standardized marking
scheme is used for written assignments. Late
assignments will be penalized up to one grade per week.