Texts will include a packet of essays, A FIELD GUIDE FOR SCIENCE WRITERS (Blum et al.); WRITING TOOLS (Clark); and BEST AMERICAN SCIENCE AND NATURE WRITING 2012 (Ariely).
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Students will write a news story for a general audience that describes the findings of a journal article; critique media coverage of science; write broadly about a science or medicine topic of their choice; and read and report on a book in the history of science and medicine. These assignments and others will prepare students to research, write, and revise a profile of a scientist, which will constitute the final project.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Applicants should submit a statement explaining why they want to take the course and describing their experiences and interest in the sciences and in writing. Please apply by Monday, November 5th to Professor Anne Greene (email@example.com).
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