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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SCED 411 - Field Experience in Communicating Science to the Public

Applied field experience in communicating science to the public. Methods, techniques, materials, and practices for effective communication of scientific ideas, and methods. SCED 411/511 and COM 411/ 511 are cross-listed and layered courses, students may only receive credit for one. May be repeated up to 4 credits.

Prerequisite: Academic Writing I with a grade of C- or higher.

Credits: (2)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Analyze the issues surrounding public science communication at local and national scales
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills in the context of scientific content and process
  • Work collaboratively with community stakeholders to develop and implement a project that teaches science to a group of non-scientists (e.g., K-12 or adult)
  • Develop and practice ways to effectively communicate thesis research to community stakeholders

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