School of Environmental Studies

SCHOOL OF

Environmental Studies

SCHOOL OF

Environmental Studies

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ENSC 480

Special Topics in Environmental Science - Winter 2018
TOPIC: Communication in Environmental Science

Course Description

Communication of scientific information to non-expert audiences is critical in the environmental sciences. In this interactive, workshop-based course, students will be introduced to a variety of science communication media, including policy briefs, infographics, videos, and interviews. This course provides theoretical and practical knowledge needed to engage appropriate communication strategies effectively; promotes the development of tangible communication skills; and offers students opportunities to interact with representatives from government, industry, media, and/or the community.

Course Instructors:

Dr. Alice Hovorka
email: alice.hovorka@queensu.ca

Dr. Diane Orihel
email: diane.orihel@queensu.ca