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*[http://www.betterworldbooks.com/slide-ology-the-art-and-science-of-creating-great-presentations-id-9780596522346.aspx Slide:ology] by Nancy Duarte
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*[http://www.betterworldbooks.com/presentation-zen-design-simple-design-principles-and-techniques-to-enhance-your-presentations-id-9780321668790.aspx Presentation Zen Design] by Garr Reynolds
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*[http://www.betterworldbooks.com/story-substance-structure-style-and-the-principles-of-screenwriting-id-9780060391683.aspx Story] by Robert McKee
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*[http://www.betterworldbooks.com/on-writing-a-memoir-of-the-craft-id-9781439156810.aspx On Writing] by Stephen King
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*[http://www.betterworldbooks.com/understanding-comics-the-invisible-art-id-9780060976255.aspx Understanding Comics] by Scott McCloud
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*[http://www.betterworldbooks.com/a-whole-new-mind-why-right-brainers-will-rule-the-future-id-9781594481710.aspx A Whole New Mind] by Daniel Pink
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===Websites===
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*[http://www.brainpickings.org/ Brain Pickings]
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*[http://www.ted.com/ TED]

Revision as of 02:12, 7 February 2012

Contact information

  • Email: lroldan@mit.edu
  • Office: 12-113
  • Office hours: By appointment

Writing instructor for 20.109. Lecturer II in the Writing Across the Curriculum program at MIT, and Executive Director of the Cell Decision Process Center, an NIH Center of Excellence in Systems Biology.

Background and Education

  • 2001, PhD (Biology), MIT
  • 1992, BA (English), Stanford

Prior to coming to MIT's WAC program in 2005, I was a scientific editor who commissioned and edited biology college-level text and articles for the web. I currently teach primarily in department of Biology, and my scholarly research focuses on how students develop scientific communication skills through oral presentations and discussion leading.

Resources

Books

Websites