Instructor: Fall 2015-2016 - BIOL497 - Science Outreach and Communication Syllabus
Course Description: As a practical course, Biol 497 gives students the skills and experience to communicate science effectively and design outreach activities based around their own research interests. Students communicate scientific knowledge to audiences of different ages and backgrounds, craft lesson plans to maximize the impact of outreach, coordinate with community and academic partners, incorporate outreach objectives into grants, and reach broader audiences through the press and social media. This course provides students with the opportunity to integrate research with novel skillsets to develop original outreach programs and grow their confidence and experience in presenting complex science to diverse audiences.
Teaching Assistant: Fall 2011-2016 (Senior TA 2015-2016) BIOL110- Basic Concepts and Biodiversity