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Spring 2024
Apr 14, 2024
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ASEC 10100 - Agriculture, Science And Social Issues
Credit Hours: 1.00. This course introduces Purdue Agriculture students to social issues that influence the future of science innovation and the agriculture industry. It will particularly focus on areas of apparent disconnect with regard to agriculture, scientific evidence and the general public. In order to learn how to communicate with others on controversial issues, concepts of engagement will be discussed as ways to better understand audiences and find areas of common interest. Featuring guest speakers on current social issues, students will learn how issues impact the agriculture industry and science innovation and consider how to engage stakeholders regarding these concerns.
1.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Ag Sciences Educ & Comm

Course Attributes:
Provost Low Enroll Perm Waiver, Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Identify current social issues that affect agriculture and science. 2. Understand various perspectives on issues and how those perceptions are influenced and shaped. 3. Articulate how engagement on social issues can build relationships and establish common ground. 4. Analyze how an engagement strategy could be used by those in agriculture and science to communicate with concerned stakeholders on specific issues.


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