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Spring 2024
Apr 14, 2024
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ASEC 54800 - Communicating Science To The Public
Credit Hours: 1.00. This course will help graduate students in science disciplines learn to communicate science to non-expert audiences. Through readings, assignments and guided discussions, students will learn relevant communication theories and recommended strategies for engaging with the public on science and technology topics.
1.000 Credit hours

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

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

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

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

Learning Outcomes: 1. Apply findings from the literature to anticipate how values and culture influence public perceptions of science. 2. Integrate key communication concepts and theories in the development of effective communication strategies for science and technology. 3. Analyze audiences and design messaging for specific audience segments.

May not be enrolled as the following Classifications:     
      Freshman: 15 - 29 hours
      Sophomore: 45 - 59 hours
      Freshman: 0 - 14 hours
      Sophomore: 30 - 44 hours

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