Research Methods in Science Communication

This course prepares Science Communication graduate students for conducting research in the field. It familiarizes students with empirical research methods that science communication scholars and professionals use in understanding and assessing the effectiveness of all forms of science communication. Topics may include qualitative and quantitative research designs, the value of mixed methods, focus groups, interview methods, questionnaire design, grounded theory research, text-based research, and ethics of research with human subjects.(lec/sem 3) cr 3

SCOM-5116EL
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3.00
GR