Science Communication in English (Ocean Science)
The course focuses on developing students' ability to communicate ocean science knowledge to the general public through effective writing and speaking skills. In writing, students learn the specific skills to produce genres of both narrative and persuasive nature, and reflect on how to explain ocean science concepts in an accessible manner without losing the scientific complexity. In speaking, students learn how to communicate ocean science notions and implications to lay audiences using short videos and oral presentations with appropriate rhetorical and stylistic devices. This course is for students on programs offered by the Department of Ocean Science.