YDAE 59100

Special Topics
Communicating Science to the Public

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About the Course
This course will help graduate students in science disciplines learn to communicate science to non-expert audiences. Through readings, assignments and online guided discussions, students will gain exposure to recommended practices for engaging with the public on science and technology topics. The subject matter is valuable to students planning careers in government, research, teaching or industry.
Course Goals/Learning Objectives
  • Apply findings from the literature to anticipate how values and culture influence public perceptions of science.
  • Integrate key communication concepts and theories in the development of effective communication strategies for science and technology.
  • Analyze audiences and design messaging for specific audience segments.

YDAE 59100

Course Catalog
YDAE 59100 Special Topics

Description
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 4.00. Specialized topics not covered in other courses. Topics, requirements, and credits to be determined yearly. To be arranged with the instructor or departmental representative prior to registering. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
Levels: Graduate, Indiana College Network, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Experiential, Individual Study, Lecture
Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Agric Sciences Educ & Comm
Course Attributes
Variable Title, Upper Division
May be offered at any of the following campuses: West Lafayette Continuing Ed West Lafayette
Other Information
Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times
Restrictions: May not be enrolled as the following Classifications: Sophomore: 45 - 59 hours Sophomore: 30 - 44 hours Freshman: 0 - 14 hours Freshman: 15 - 29 hours
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