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851-0129-00L  Writing for Others - Science and Public

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersU. J. Wenzel
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman



Catalogue data

AbstractLearning to write texts, that can present topics from the sciences to an interested public (in newspapers, non-specialist journals but also in papers for non-specialists in an academic context); to gain insights into the cultural, historical and philosophical contexts of science and the public.
ObjectiveLearning to write texts, that can present topics from the sciences to an interested public (in newspapers, non-specialist journals but also in papers for non-specialists in an academic context); to gain insights into the cultural, historical and philosophical contexts of science and the public.
ContentPractical exercises in writing articles for the feature pages of newspapers will be combined with the theoretical work on topics relevant for the historical, sociological and philosophical aspects of writing for others.
Prerequisites / NoticeVoraussetzungen: Die Bereitschaft, sich auf ein Projekt mit experimentellem Charakter einzulassen. GUTE BEHERRSCHUNG DER DEUTSCHEN SPRACHE.

Die Teilnehmerzahl ist begrenzt. SCHRIFTLICHE ANMELDUNG erforderlich (bis 31. August): uwe.justus.wenzel@nzz.ch

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits2 credits
ExaminersU. J. Wenzel
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

Learning materials

No public learning materials available.
Only public learning materials are listed.

Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
851-0129-00 VSchreiben für andere - Wissenschaft und Öffentlichkeit
Permission from lecturers required for all students.
2 hrs
Fri17-19IFW C 31 »
U. J. Wenzel

Groups

No information on groups available.

Restrictions

GeneralPermission from lecturers required for all students

Offered in

ProgrammeSectionType
GESS Science in PerspectiveLiteratureWInformation
History and Philosophy of Knowledge MasterSeminarsWInformation