860-0017-00L  Science Communication

SemesterFrühjahrssemester 2021
DozierendeM. Dunn Cavelty, S. Rodriguez Martinez
Periodizitätjährlich wiederkehrende Veranstaltung
LehrspracheEnglisch
KommentarNumber of participants limited to 15.

Priority for Science, Technology, and Policy MSc.


KurzbeschreibungSuccessful dissemination of scientific results to policy-makers and the wider public is an essential skill at the intersection of science, technology and policy making. This course looks at the expectations and needs of different target groups and teaches “best practices” for different modes of communication via a variety of exercises.
LernzielThe aim of this course is to learn about science communication in theory and learn how to apply this knowledge in practice through different formats and media, aimed at different audiences.
InhaltSuccessful dissemination of scientific results to policy-makers and the wider public is an essential skill at the intersection of science, technology and policy making. This course looks at the expectations and needs of different target groups and teaches “best practices” for different modes of communication via a variety of exercises.
SkriptReading material is made available through Moodle.
LiteraturReading material is made available through Moodle.
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesThe total number of students is 15. MSc students, PhD students and postdocs with a science and technology background have priority; weekly meetings of minimum 2, maximum 3 hours during FS (Spring Semester); grading based on the exercises and final products on a 1-6 point scale