- Code SCOM4015
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Centre for the Public Awareness of Science
- ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
- Course subject Science Communication
- Areas of interest Science Communication
This is a practical course which aims to develop public speaking skills. The emphasis is on presenting science to a general audience. Specialist training will also be given by a professional performer to provide skills in acting techniques applicable to public speaking.
On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
1. Apply practical science communication techniques in presenting scientific information
2. Demonstrate understanding of the issues involved in presenting scientific presentations to various audiences
3. Design and develop verbal presentations for various audiences on various scientific topics
Indicative AssessmentFive graded verbal presentations on various scientific topics to demonstrate the application of science communication techniques (4x15%, Final presentation 40%; LO 1,2,3)
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Workload3 hour weekly seminar, plus 7 hours study time per week
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the Centre for the Public Awareness of Science to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Band 2
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery|
|4276||20 Feb 2017||27 Feb 2017||31 Mar 2017||26 May 2017||In Person|