SciComm - Effective Science Communication


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Presented at SciComm 2016, Lincoln, Nebraska, September 24, 2016.


Copyright © 2016 Teresa Bilinski.


Stop. Being. Boring.

Science: Soft Skill? No.

Essential Transferable Skill: “Students would be better served by an education that is integrated with the job market they will encounter post-graduation, and one that provides not only technical skills but also the soft skills that are most in demand by employers such as communication…”

#SciCommin a senior Ecology course: Course-based undergraduate research experience (CURE). Ecosystem services at the wildland-urban interface: involving undergraduates in ecological investigations

Pre- assignment “Summarize the Results of an ecological research project related to the effects of urbanization on ecosystems. The research summaries will be presented orally to the class ‐ 5 minutes per group.”

Post- assignment

Pre-assignment #SciComm Blog Posts “Nature, it’s all Around Me” “Plants & Plots” “Desperately Seeking Species: A Look Into the Ecological Methods of Determining Diversity”

FUTURE #SciComm with undergraduates

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