STS 4661

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Explores the structure, meanings, and implications of "public communication of science and technology" (PCST). Examines the contexts in which PCST occurs, looks at motivations and constraints of those involved in producing information about science for nonprofessional audiences, and analyzes the functions of PCST. Ties existing ideas about PCST to general communication research, and leads to developing new knowledge about PCST. Format is primarily seminar/discussion.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: COMM 2850, or COMM 3020, ENGRC 3500, or permission of instructor.

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    Combined with: COMM 4660

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt