21W.035 Science Writing and New Media: Elements of Science Writing for the Public


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Provides an introduction to writing about science (including medicine, technology, and engineering) for general readers. Emphasizes background research as a foundation for strong science writing. Students read works by accomplished science writers. Each assignment focuses on a different popular form, such as news article, interview, essay, and short feature. Limited to 18.

This class has no prerequisites.

21W.035 will be offered this semester (Fall 2019). It is instructed by J. Berezin, A. Carleton and K. Boiko.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 66-156.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-HW.

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