Communicating Science to Informal Audiences

Course Number: 
SIO 292
Course Description: 
Students develop fundamental science communication and instructional skills through the understanding and application of learning theory, interpretative techniques, and pedagogical practices, which occurs in the context of communicating ocean science concepts to a diverse audience at Birch Aquarium at Scripps. Graduate science students will develop fundamental communication, and instructional skills through the understanding and application of learning theory, interpretive techniques, and pedagogical practices, including the development of an education/outreach plan to support a competitive research proposal.
Prerequisites: 
graduate standing or consent of instructor.
Number of Units: 
4