- Code SCOM8007
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Centre for the Public Awareness of Science
- ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
- Course subject Science Communication
- Academic career Postgraduate
- Dr Graham Walker
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2018
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Students learn about and gain experience in the theoretical basis and philosophy of science communication, the development of science communication programs in a variety of formats, focusing particularly on exhibition design.
On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- understand the process of developing and delivering science communication programs;
- apply this knowledge in the planning and delivery of science communication programs;
- have skills in the technical aspects of communicating via different formats; and
- produce reports in a variety of different formats.
Other InformationStudents will have knowledge and experience in the communication of science through different media and the development of science communication programs.
The subject will be assessed by assignments in which students will plan, develop, and deliver science communication programs in different media.
- Exhibition proposal (40%)
- Exhibition dossier (10%)
- Oral presentation (15%)
- Prototype report (10%)
- Existing exhibition assessment (25%)
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WorkloadContact 40 hours, non contact 90 hours
Requisite and Incompatibility
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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|
|8300||23 Jul 2018||30 Jul 2018||31 Aug 2018||26 Oct 2018||In Person|