Public Science-related courses for Fall 2018

AEC 592 Sec 008 Science Writing for Scientists
Tu/Th 10:15-11:30am
Rob Dunn (
In this course graduate students will learn how to write scientific articles for the public. The class will include a mix of guest speakers (authors), critical reading of example texts (books and articles) and lessons on writing. The format will be discussion based.
ENG 520 Science Writing for the Media
T/TH 3:00-4:15 pm
Cat Warren (
This course is designed to do three things: teach you how to write a variety of science articles for a variety of mass media; teach you how to think critically about how the mass media covers science; and teach you how to think critically about science. There are no prerequisites for this course.
EMS 375/595 Environmental Education Teaching Methods
T 4:15-6:50
Gail Jones ( )
Students will learn how to teach environmental education to youth and adults in a variety of indoor and outdoor settings. Starting with Project Learning Tree training, students will develop the skills to plan, deliver, and evaluate environmental education programs. Students will sharpen their teaching and communication skills while learning how to educate others about important environmental concepts.

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