SP.360 Terrascope Radio


Class Info

An exploration of radio as a medium of expression and communication, particularly the communication of complex scientific or technical information to general audiences. Examines the ingredients of effective radio programming, drawing extensively on examples from both commercial and public radio. Student teams produce, assemble, narrate, record and broadcast/webcast radio programs on topics related to the complex environmental issue that is the focus of the year's Terrascope subjects. Includes multiple individual writing assignments that explore the constraints and opportunities in radio as a medium. Limited to 15 first-year students.

This class has no prerequisites.

SP.360 will be offered this semester (Spring 2017). It is instructed by A. W. Epstein.

Lecture occurs 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 16-168.

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

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, SP.360 was rated 6.6 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the TERRASCOPE: For MIT Freshmen site or on the SP.360 Stellar site.

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