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Term : Spring 2024
Catalog Year : 2023-2024

COM 542 - Ethics And Strategies In Science Communication

Description: Examination of statistical significance, the use of math skills to "translate" numbers into forms that contribute to understanding, and how quantitative reasoning tools can facilitate ethical and accurate science communication. Students learn the challenges of communicating about controversial topics in science and the role cultural considerations play in determining how stories are researched and told. Letter grade only.

Units: 1

Sections offered: Spring 2024

Prerequisite: Admission to Graduate College