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Writing about Science and Other Specialized Topics: A Journalistic Perspective

WRCT 221
Spring 2017 not offered
Certificates: Writing

This seminar teaches students--both scientists and nonscientists--how to become more effective writers. Students will learn the basics of news reporting and feature writing, including the best ways to develop ideas, how to efficiently conduct research, how to organize information, how to ask effective questions, and how to craft different types of articles and essays on deadline. While science journalism is the course's primary focus, students will also explore reportage in other specialized subjects such as business, education, technology, and politics.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA WRCT
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on JUL-13-2024
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