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JOUR 297 - Topics in Public Science


Credits: 3
Prerequisite: Sophomore standing. Open to nonmajors. Co-taught interdisciplinary study of selected issues in science or social science and how those issues are presented to the public by the news media. This course gives a basic presentation of research and other information about particular topics. The emphasis is on how a journalist would find this information, evaluate the quality of various sources, and create a meaningful written presentation that contributes to public understanding. Student work involves extensive writing. Richardson, Staff from a science discipline.





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