Sep 24, 2021  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

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CHEM 5922 - Science Engagement Practicum


In this course, students gain practical experience in applying evidence-based strategies for effective science communication and public engagement in informal learning environments. Particular emphasis is placed on an interdisciplinary approach incorporating the arts and humanities with science topics. Practicum experience site is as arranged by the instructor or as arranged by student with prior approval from instructor.

Requisites: Permission required
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 4.0 practicum
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to identify overarching goals for science engagement.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate effective use of nontechnical language in engagement activities.
  • Students will be able to apply best practices for science engagement.
  • Students will be able to lead and evaluate an engagement activity.
  • Students will be able to work collaboratively with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Students will be able to write a review on a science engagement research literature topic.
  • Students will be able to design a logic model for a science engagement event.
  • Students will be able to design an evaluation plan for a science engagement event.
  • Students will be able to present on a science engagement research literature topic.



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