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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


Description:
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.

Prerequisites:
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

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
6/3/20

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