This course (from autumn 2016) provides an overview of science communication and an exploration of recent issues that highlight its importance. Students complete the course with a theoretical understanding of science and public knowledge on the global stage and practical experience of doing science communication in different forms.
Classes consist of lectures, readings and group work. As a course focused on communication, ample opportunity is provided to discuss the content of lectures and texts, to deepen understanding and to practice skills in expressing opinions. Throughout the course, exercises are given where students use different formats of science communication focused on different areas of science and engineering, which will result in a final project – a public science communication event.

Syllabus on OCW

Global Science Communication and Engagement