Description
PUBLIC COMMUNICATION OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
This course explores the theory and practice of writing that serves the public interest. We will focus on writing about science, technology, and the environment areas that influence our daily lives in innumerable ways. By composing in a variety of genres, students will gain a deeper understanding of the ethics of writing about science and technology for public audiences, the interaction of communication and rhetorical context, and how writing and revision can facilitate new ways of thinking. Students will study academic articles, professional examples, news coverage, and student work.
Details
Grading Basis
LG/SNC Elective Basis
Units
3
Component
Seminar - Required
Course Attributes
Phil. Thinking or Ethics
Writing Intensive Course
Pmathic Ctext: Ethical/Pol
Offering
Course
ENGCMP 0430
Academic Group
Dietrich Sch Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
English
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Enrollment Requirements
PREQ: ENG 0102 or ENGCMP (0002 or 0006 or 0020 or 0200 or 0203 or 0205 or 0207 or 0208 or 0210 or 0212) or ENGFLM 0210 or FP (0003 or 0006) or (ENGR 0012 or 0712 or 0715 or 0716 or 0718)