This course provides an introduction to most forms of science communication intended for non-scientific audiences, including print, online and broadcast journalism, university communications, industry public relations, science policy writing, and social media. We will introduce various careers and considerations in science communications, as well as provide the tools and techniques needed to accurately convey complicated subjects in an engaging way to a variety of audiences.
Note: This course is about communicating scientific topics to non-scientific audiences, not about writing scientific journal articles or grants.
Note: The course is about science journalism, not technical or scientific writing.
Course Number: WCWP-40105
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Digital Media Content Creation, Science Communication
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1/15/2019 - 3/12/2019