ENG-616 / 2 credits

Teacher(s): Bischofberger Mirko, Various lecturers (see below)

Language: English


Frequency

Every year

Summary

This PhD course teaches basic theories and skills of communication, and discusses current topics with internal/external lecturers. Goal: to give an overview and prepare interested PhD scientists to the field of science communication. Held from Sept. to Dec. 2023. Registration via IS-Academia.

Content

Note

Guest lectures will be held from experts of University of Zurich, MIT, The New York Times and other institutions. President Martin Vetterli will also share his experience on the topic in an exclusive class.

Keywords

Communication, Journalism, Science, Media, Science Communication

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

None

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • have a good overview of the general spectrum of modern science communication theories, formats and channels
  • Elaborate a final written assignment in order to get the credits (content and topics to be determined)

Resources

Moodle Link

In the programs

  • Number of places: 31
  • Exam form: Written (session free)
  • Subject examined: Communication in science and technology
  • Lecture: 35 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 42 Hour(s)
  • Type: optional

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