MSE 407 No Audit
Communicating Science and Technology in the Modern World
Sample reading list:
Randy Olson, Don't Be Such A Scientist: Talking Substance
Dierking and Pollock, Questioning Assumptions: An Introduction
NSF, Science and Engineering Indicators
Randy Olson, Houston, We Have A Narrative
John D. Bransford, Ann L. Brown, and Rodney R. Cocking, How People Learn
John H. Falk, Lynn D. Dierking, The 95 Percent Solution
Regular reading assignments and problem sets will connect with the theme for each week. Students may also be assigned to view short videos on education and outreach topics in their weekly assignments. Writing assignments will be required for the mid-semester and final projects.
Design Project - 30%
Papers - 15%
Oral Presentation(s) - 30%
Class/Precept Participation - 10%
Problem set(s) - 15%
Open to Juniors and Seniors Only.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Open to juniors and seniors. Sophomores and freshmen may enroll with permission of the instructor..
The course will involve a combination of hands-on assignments and guest speakers to support the curriculum. Students will develop table top presentations and present them to public and K-12 audiences. The development of their projects will be the centerpiece driving the classroom discussions on theory and practice of communication, as well as education and overall evaluation.
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