FHL 333 | Spring 2019

Science Writing for Diverse Audiences

Credits: 3 or 5

Instructor(s): Robin McLachlan

Prerequisites:

This course is offered as part of the Spring Marine Studies (SMS).

This course will help students read peer-reviewed and public science writing, and understand and analyze those genres with respect to message, structure and target audience. Content will be focused on marine science and emerging issues in marine biology and ecology. Students will also engage in writing, learning to build effective science communication pieces targeted to specific audiences. Peer review, iterative editing, and both individual and team-based writing will be featured.

No textbook is required for this class.