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GEOL 306 - Communicating Geoscience


Description:
Exploration of effective communication skills in the geosciences. Includes readings from the primary and popular literature, writing, making figures, and oral presentation. Emphasis on peer review and revision.

Prerequisites:
Prerequisites: [(either GEOL 101 or GEOL 103 or GEOL 107 or GEOL 108) and GEOL101LAB, or SCED 102], and (either GEOL 201 or GEOL 202 or GEOL 203), and Academic Writing II.

Credits: (4)

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

  • Critically read and evaluate journal articles from the primary literature.
  • Cite sources appropriately and effectively in written and oral presentations.
  • Give a professional oral presentation to an audience of their peers.
  • Write a professional review paper of a topic relevant to the discipline, including incorporating comments from peer reviews and feedback.
  • Choose or develop appropriate graphs and figures
  • Provide constructive feedback to their peers on their written and oral communication.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
5/8/20

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Winter Locations: Ellensburg



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