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Communicating Science to the General Public - EER 2018

Date and time: Thursday, 19 July and Friday, 20 July, 8:30am-11:30am
Location: Earth Educators’ Rendezvous, Lawrence, KS
Instructors: Beth Bartel, UNAVCO; Wendy Bohon, IRIS
Number of participants: 34

Description: Effective communication skills enable practitioners to engage non-experts, inform public opinion and policymakers, inspire the next generation of scientists and voters, and improve our own research process. This workshop takes a hands-on approach to learning the tricks of science communication, focusing on science communication as a conversation. The skills practiced can be applied to all channels of communication, from a public lecture to a social media feed. You will leave this workshop with personal goals for public outreach as well as ideas for incorporating communications training into your geoscience curriculum.


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