Jan 29, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENS 603 - COMMUNICATING ENVIRONMENTAL AND SUSTAINABILITY STUDIES


College of Arts & Sciences

Credits: 3

The course provides students an understanding of the latest scientific research in the field of environment and sustainability studies and the tools to communicate this research effectively to the public. In addition, students will learn key technical writing skills to apply knowledge in environmental and sustainability studies. For technical writing, students will develop skills for writing letters, grant proposals, reports, and presentations for specific audiences. To communicate with a broad audience about the questions central to environmental and sustainability studies, students will write short articles, record podcasts, make videos, craft memes, and author multimodal texts. Storytelling and clear description will also be emphasized across multiple platforms, which will include blogs, audio podcasts and short videos, among others. Students will build the critical skillsets necessary for technical writing as well as craft dynamic and compelling stories about environment and sustainability issues.

Prerequisite(s):
Prereq: Admission to online MA or Graduate Certificate in Applied Environmental and Sustainability Studies or consent of instructor.
Approved for Distance Learning.



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