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Braving the Elements: A Calderwood Seminar in Public Writing about Chemistry
CHEM 296
Spring 2022 not offered

Writing is hard. Writing about chemistry for a general audience is just a bit harder, but the ability to communicate technical information to the public and to policy makers has never been more important. Good chemistry writing requires a solid grasp of the science, the ability to identify the most essential concepts, and the talent to express them in non-technical, jargon-free language. All of these are learnable skills. Participants will produce pieces in a variety of short forms (e.g., essay, policy summary, annotated figure) to become better writers. In the Calderwood Seminar tradition, the course will be structured as a workshop with students serving as both writers and editors.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: CHEM252
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on NOV-30-2023
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