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Course Detail

Degree
Master
Standard Academic Year
1・2
Course delivery methods
face-to-face
Subject
Biological sciences, Agriculture & related subjects, Physical sciences
Program
School
Graduate School of Science and Technology
Department
Campus
Tsukuba Campus
Classroom
Course Offering Year
2022-2023
Course Offering Month
May - August
Weekday and Period
Intensive
Capacity
Credits
1.0
Language
English
Course Number
0AH0310

Special Lecture on Science Communication University of Tsukuba

Course Overview

This course focuses on the role of communication in the complex relationship between science and society. Through a series of discussion-based classes, we will review the foundational theories of science communication; examine the practices, relevance and importance of science communication in the modern world; and consider current themes in science communication research. Students are expected to actively participate in discussions and contribute to course content.

Learning Achievement

1. Science Communication - what is it?
2. Science Communication - why?
3. Terms, models, and reflections 1
4. Terms, models, and reflections 2
5. Issues in science communication: Science literacy
6. Issues in science communication: Public attitudes
7. Issues in science communication: Cultural influences
8. Issues in science communication: Social influences
9. Issues in science communication: Students sources topics 1
10. Issues in science communication: Students sources topics 2

Competence

Communication ability
Internationality

Research ability
Specialized knowledge
Ethics

Course prerequisites

Grading Philosophy

Students are evaluated, according to their understanding and aummarization.

Course schedule

Course type

Lectures and Class Exercises

Online Course Requirement

Instructor

Wood Matthew Christopher

Other information

This course may not be available if there are too many participants. Identical to 01AA010.
Lectures are conducted in English if requested

Site for Inquiry

Please inquire about the courses at the address below.


Link to the syllabus provided by the university