Communicating Science: Writing for Multiple Audiences


This course introduces strategies for writing effectively and communicating scientific research to a variety of audiences. Students will learn to craft intentional scientific stories, reduce jargon, explain scientific concepts in common language, write clearly and concisely, structure their writing around principles of logic, and use sentence structure to maximum efficiency. Core communication assignments offer students the opportunities to practice communicating their own research to several unique audiences, including: the general public, students, policy makers, grant reviewers, and journal editors. Students will learn to tailor their communications to their audience and to highlight the significance and innovation of their research that appeals to broad audiences. This course meets biweekly and consists of lectures and small group sessions. Same as U29 BIO 4866 1 unit.
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Section 01

Communicating Science: Writing for Multiple Audiences
INSTRUCTOR: Robinson, Schoch
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