STS 3020

STS 3020

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

How to write about science, technology, and medicine for the media. Writing assignments focus on writing news for web sites, blogs, magazines, and other media.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: sophomores or higher.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: college-level writing course.

Distribution Category (SSC-AS)

Outcomes
  • Students will be able to define science news.
  • Students will be able to identify audiences for science news and target your writing to them.
  • Students will be able to write basic science news stories.
  • Students will be able to report and write science feature stories.
  • Students will be able to explain key constraints on and opportunities for science journalism, including changes in science journalism as it adapts to a new media world.
  • Students will be able to investigate current topics of concern to the science journalism community.
  • Students will be able to discuss the social context in which science journalism operates.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COMM 3020

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7508STS 3020  LEC 001

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Eiseman, D

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person
    One college-level writing course. No first-year students.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COMM 3020

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20798STS 3020  LEC 002

    • MOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Eiseman, D

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Eiseman, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    One college-level writing course. No first-year students.