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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • STS.014 (Spring 2006) 
  • Course Title:
  • Principles and Practice of Science Communication 
  • Course Level:
  • Undergraduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Science, Technology, and Society 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. John Durant 
  • Course Introduction:

  • STS.014 Principles and Practice of Science Communication

    Spring 2006

    Course Highlights

    This course features an extensive list of readings.

    Course Description

    This course helps in developing skills as science communicators through projects and analysis of theoretical principles. Case studies explore the emergence of popular science communication over the past two centuries and consider the relationships among authors, audiences and media. Project topics are identified early in the term and students work with MIT Museum staff. Projects may include physical exhibits, practical demonstrations, or scripts for public programs.

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