STS 6661

STS 6661

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.

In recent years, the scientific community has increasingly referred to "public engagement in science." This seminar explores the scholarly literature addressing that move; the links between "public engagement" and earlier concerns about sciences literacy, public understanding of science, and outreach; and the intersections between literature in communication and in science studies on issues involving the relationships among science(s) and public(s).

When Offered Spring (offered in even-numbered years only).

Outcomes
  • Students will be able to identify scholarly literature relevant to analysis of public communication of science and technology.
  • Students will be able to identify and analyze recurrent themes in the scholarly literature on public communication of science and technology.
  • Students will be able to produce scholarly writing (including appropriate documentation) about public communication of science and technology.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COMM 6660

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18455STS 6661  DIS 201

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Lewenstein, B

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person