Science in the Crosshairs

COM JO 724

This course guides students toward writing short, pithy features and reports on issues of scientific controversy, introducing students to the technical basics of short form narrative, while also taking a hard look at a number of scientific issues. Also a refresher unit on statistics and one on the politics of scientific journals. The focus will be on learning to think, report, research and write as a journalist while at the same time building a sound understanding of some of the most critical issues of our day. Students will be expected to produce four pieces of writing- ranging from brief expository pieces to a fully formed profile.

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Shell COM 301B T 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Shell COM T 9:30 am-12:30 pm

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