This unit provides an opportunity for students to select a topic of interest in an emerging field or application of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) which they research and then present to a generalist audience. Students will nominate or be allocated a generalist audience to which they will make an appropriate presentation that informs and educates the audience of the emerging field or application of STEM. Audiences may be general community, school groups or school teachers and presentations can be in the form of an oral presentation, a poster, a video, a hands-on session for school students or a workshop for school teachers.The unit will enable students to develop their skills in gathering, synthesising and critically evaluating information from a range of sources, preparing and delivering a presentation that effectively communicates an area or application of STEM to a generalist audience, and the ability to review, reflect and evaluate STEM communication skills.
|Unit name||Science Communication|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Discipline||Education|College Office - CSE|
|Available as student elective?||No|
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KMA153 and KRA113
1 x 1hr Lecture (13 weeks) 1 x 2 hr Tutorial (13 weeks). On-line: Weekly readings and activities
AT1 Literature Review (20%); AT2 Presentation (60%); Report and reflection on presentation (20%)
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