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Beginner Level

Some experience in the sciences or science communication is helpful, but not required.

Approx. 10 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Explain the role of emotion in human behavior and how it can come up in science communication.

  • Explain why authenticity, trust, and empathy will help foster connection and consequently science communication.

  • Explain how improvisation, storytelling, and nonverbal communication can improve your science communication activities.

  • Describe how to be an inclusive and trauma informed science communicator.

Skills you will gain

  • Learning Engineering
  • Science Education
  • Learning Sciences
  • Psychology
  • SciComm
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Beginner Level

Some experience in the sciences or science communication is helpful, but not required.

Approx. 10 hours to complete
English

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University of Colorado Boulder

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Week 1
2 hours to complete

The Power of Emotion

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 26 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Week
2
Week 2
3 hours to complete

Building Connection

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 35 min), 8 readings, 1 quiz
Week
3
Week 3
1 hour to complete

Conflict and Adversity in Science Communication

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 22 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Week
4
Week 4
3 hours to complete

Inclusivity in Science Communication

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 24 min), 8 readings, 1 quiz

About the Designing Effective Science Communication Specialization

Designing Effective Science Communication

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