Effective Communication for Science and TechnologyEffective Communication for Science and Technology



Above all, this book will give its readers confidence that they can communicate effectively and get credit for their writing and speaking skills.

Author: Joan Van Emden

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 0333775465

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Page: 200

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This readable book guides science and technology students through all the communication involved in a typical course, from the first assignment to the final project report or dissertation. Detailed help and support is given, with lots of examples and practical advice, including how to apply for a job and succeed at an interview. Above all, this book will give its readers confidence that they can communicate effectively and get credit for their writing and speaking skills.

Bridging the Communication Gap in Science and TechnologyBridging the Communication Gap in Science and Technology



This volume will interest researchers from science, social science, mass communication and public relations departments, journalists, as well as practitioners and policy makers from government and non-government institutions involved in S&T ...

Author: Pallava Bagla

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811010242

Category:

Page: 324

View: 738

This first-of-a-kind volume provides a snapshot of existing science communication policy and practice in India across different S&T sectors, and offers solutions to building effective communication. It provides an understanding on how to avoid societal clashes in situations when science meets the public in these sectors. The editors and contributors argue that effective S&T communication leads not only to a more informed public but also benefits research itself, and in a changing society like India this is a crucial element related to good governance and policy making. In this volume, experienced masters of the craft provide practical solutions to making S&T communication more effective in a vast democracy like India, which has complex issues related to literacy levels, diverse languages, varying political will, reach, and resources. Through, discussions on cases of creating information modules for the public on the Internet, television and radio, social media, as well as traditional ways of outreach like people’s science movements, holding popular science events, and fairs, the volume provides highly valuable directions on how developing countries with low resources and complex populations can communicate S&T research to the public and bridge communication gaps. This volume will interest researchers from science, social science, mass communication and public relations departments, journalists, as well as practitioners and policy makers from government and non-government institutions involved in S&T policy, practice and communication and people who want to understand the complex S&T landscape of India.

Handbook of Science CommunicationHandbook of Science Communication



Addressing the lack of a specific book on core communication/presentation skills, the Handbook of Science Communication is written as a guide for students to speak and write effectively and as a reference for scientists who need to ...

Author: Anthony Wilson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0849386853

Category:

Page: 159

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Addressing the lack of a specific book on core communication/presentation skills, the Handbook of Science Communication is written as a guide for students to speak and write effectively and as a reference for scientists who need to communicate their work effectively to each other and to the wider public. The book considers how the public understanding of science has changed with time and clearly explains how important the art of communication is for the effective communication of ideas. It continues with guidance on literature searches and the use of information sources, from the library to the live interviewee. The book also deals with how to write and speak effectively, working in a group, and working with the media.

Encyclopedia of Science and Technology CommunicationEncyclopedia of Science and Technology Communication



Net is committed to editorial independence, free access, constructive dialogue on
science and technology–related issues, and the efficient use of other information
sources. SciDev.Net's news coverage is at the heart of its Web site, and articles ...

Author: Susanna Hornig Priest

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781412959209

Category:

Page: 1095

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The explosion of scientific information is exacerbating the information gap between richer/poorer, educated/less-educated publics. The proliferation of media technology and the popularity of the Internet help some keep up with these developments but also make it more likely others fall further behind. This is taking place in a globalizing economy and society that further complicates the division between information haves and have-nots and compounds the challenge of communicating about emerging science and technology to increasingly diverse audiences. Journalism about science and technology must fill this gap, yet journalists and journalism students themselves struggle to keep abreast of contemporary scientific developments. Scientist - aided by public relations and public information professionals - must get their stories out, not only to other scientists but also to broader public audiences. Funding agencies increasingly expect their grantees to engage in outreach and education, and such activity can be seen as both a survival strategy and an ethical imperative for taxpayer-supported, university-based research. Science communication, often in new forms, must expand to meet all these needs. Providing a comprehensive introduction to students, professionals and scholars in this area is a unique challenge because practitioners in these fields must grasp both the principles of science and the principles of science communication while understanding the social contexts of each. For this reason, science journalism and science communication are often addressed only in advanced undergraduate or graduate specialty courses rather than covered exhaustively in lower-division courses. Even so, those entering the field rarely will have a comprehensive background in both science and communication studies. This circumstance underscores the importance of compiling useful reference materials. The Encyclopedia of Science and Technology Communication presents resources and strategies for science communicators, including theoretical material and background on recent controversies and key institutional actors and sources. Science communicators need to understand more than how to interpret scientific facts and conclusions; they need to understand basic elements of the politics, sociology, and philosophy of science, as well as relevant media and communication theory, principles of risk communication, new trends, and how to evaluate the effectiveness of science communication programmes, to mention just a few of the major challenges. This work will help to develop and enhance such understanding as it addresses these challenges and more. Topics covered include: advocacy, policy, and research organizations environmental and health communication philosophy of science media theory and science communication informal science education science journalism as a profession risk communication theory public understanding of science pseudo-science in the news special problems in reporting science and technology science communication ethics.

Communicating Science and Technology Through Online VideoCommunicating Science and Technology Through Online Video



known (Wolfe and Mienko, 2007)—the use of storytelling (where something is at
stake) can often allow for more effective communication, thereby increasing the
impact of a science documentary by elevating audience engagement and ...

Author: Bienvenido León

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351054560

Category:

Page: 140

View: 636

Online video’s unique capacity to reach large audiences makes it a powerful tool to communicate science and technology to the general public. The outcome of the international research project "Videonline," this book provides a unique insight into the key elements of online science videos, such as narrative trends, production characteristics, and issues of scientific rigor. If offers various methodological approaches: a literature review, content analysis, and interviews and surveys of expert practitioners to provide information on how to maintain standards of rigour and technical quality in video production.

Media AsiaMedia Asia



ted in the large - scale application of scientific and technological knowledge by
the people . With this background in mind , we can very safely assert that
developing countries have many communication choices . But the effectiveness
of ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105014150374

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Communication and Engagement with Science and TechnologyCommunication and Engagement with Science and Technology



This text provides an overview of this burgeoning field - the issues with which it deals, important influences that affect it, the challenges that it faces.

Author: John K. Gilbert

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780415896269

Category:

Page: 336

View: 680

Science communication seeks to engage individuals and groups with evidence-based information about the nature, outcomes, and social consequences of science and technology. This text provides an overview of this burgeoning field - the issues with which it deals, important influences that affect it, the challenges that it faces. It introduces readers to the research-based literature about science communication and shows how it relates to actual or potential practice. A "Further Exploration" section provides suggestions for activities that readers might do to explore the issues raised. Organized around five themes, each chapter addresses a different aspect of science communication: • Models of science communication – theory into practice • Challenges in communicating science • Major themes in science communication • Informal learning • Communication of contemporary issues in science and society Relevant for all those interested in and concerned about current issues and developments in science communication, this volume is an ideal text for courses and a must-have resource for faculty, students, and professionals in this field.

Bridging the Communication Gap in Science and TechnologyBridging the Communication Gap in Science and Technology



Making a society aware of the potential of science and technology and
empowering citizens to obtain sustainability in their ... Effective communication of
the scientific information, ensuring its perception without losing the essence and
 ...

Author: Pallava Bagla

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9789811010255

Category:

Page: 324

View: 184

This first-of-a-kind volume provides a snapshot of existing science communication policy and practice in India across different S&T sectors, and offers solutions to building effective communication. It provides an understanding on how to avoid societal clashes in situations when science meets the public in these sectors. The editors and contributors argue that effective S&T communication leads not only to a more informed public but also benefits research itself, and in a changing society like India this is a crucial element related to good governance and policy making. In this volume, experienced masters of the craft provide practical solutions to making S&T communication more effective in a vast democracy like India, which has complex issues related to literacy levels, diverse languages, varying political will, reach, and resources. Through, discussions on cases of creating information modules for the public on the Internet, television and radio, social media, as well a s traditional ways of outreach like people’s science movements, holding popular science events, and fairs, the volume provides highly valuable directions on how developing countries with low resources and complex populations can communicate S&T research to the public and bridge communication gaps. This volume will interest researchers from science, social science, mass communication and public relations departments, journalists, as well as practitioners and policy makers from government and non-government institutions involved in S&T policy, practice and communication and people who want to understand the complex S&T landscape of India.

National Policy and Priorities for Science and Technology Act 1975National Policy and Priorities for Science and Technology Act 1975



... and effective communication between generation and user . The National
Governors ' Council on Science and Technology proposes that NSF assume a
decisive leadership role in promoting these required circumstances by
establishing the ...

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Special Subcommittee on the National Science Foundation

Publisher:

ISBN: LOC:00185822229

Category:

Page: 498

View: 171

Directions for the Future CommunicationDirections for the Future Communication



The stated goal of the department is to advance the welfare of the nation by the
use of science and technology . This means that the most effective dissemination
of scientific and technical information must be considered if the department is to ...

Author: ANZAAS

Publisher: [Sydney : Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science] ; Melbourne, Australia : obtainable from Trans Knowledge Associates

ISBN: UOM:39015031466496

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Page: 122

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DimensionsDimensions



COMMENT Science , Technology , and Effective Communication Gaithersburg ,
Md . , and Boulder , Colo . , are staffed by scientists and engineers who represent
a broad range of technical disciplines and serve one of the most diverse ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: COLUMBIA:CU06992447

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ASHRAE JournalASHRAE Journal



Dropouts Approximately 300 members of the Naval Enlisted Scientific Education
Program ( NESEP ) are studying at Purdue ... to private organizations and
Federal agencies for maintaining effective communication in science and
technology .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39076000006341

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Page:

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Communicating Science EffectivelyCommunicating Science Effectively



Communicating science effectively, however, is a complex task and an acquired skill. Moreover, the approaches to communicating science that will be most effective for specific audiences and circumstances are not obvious.

Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 9780309451024

Category:

Page: 152

View: 650

Science and technology are embedded in virtually every aspect of modern life. As a result, people face an increasing need to integrate information from science with their personal values and other considerations as they make important life decisions about medical care, the safety of foods, what to do about climate change, and many other issues. Communicating science effectively, however, is a complex task and an acquired skill. Moreover, the approaches to communicating science that will be most effective for specific audiences and circumstances are not obvious. Fortunately, there is an expanding science base from diverse disciplines that can support science communicators in making these determinations. Communicating Science Effectively offers a research agenda for science communicators and researchers seeking to apply this research and fill gaps in knowledge about how to communicate effectively about science, focusing in particular on issues that are contentious in the public sphere. To inform this research agenda, this publication identifies important influences â€" psychological, economic, political, social, cultural, and media-related â€" on how science related to such issues is understood, perceived, and used.

Dimensions NBS Dimensions NBS



Science, Technology, and Effective Communication The affluence, health, and
security of the individual and the nation depend on the wise use of science and
technology. Awareness of this fact is increasing. Industry is concerned about the
 ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000057518008

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Page:

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Information and Communication Technology ICT and Enhancement of Education in the 21st Century in NigeriaInformation and Communication Technology ICT and Enhancement of Education in the 21st Century in Nigeria



CHAPTER 25 USING INNOVATIVE TEACHING APPROCHES TO
COMMUNICATE SCIENCE TO LEARNERS ... and teachers ' inability to go on
periodic in - service training as major constraints to the effective use of innovative
teaching ...

Author: Chibuogwu V. Nnaka

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105122963528

Category:

Page: 248

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