May 18, 2024  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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COMM 5401 - Introduction to Media for STEM


This course introduces students to the changing landscape of media and how it is being redefined and traversed by STEM professionals. Students learn how to be good sources for positive information related to STEM research and projects and how to create their own understandable media messages. Message development and delivery for areas related to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math are emphasized.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge about the breadth of the definition of media and who constitutes media in the early 21st Century.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate techniques on how a STEM professional can relate directly with the news media.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of current and emerging social media and the demographics of each.
  • Students will be able to exhibit techniques of how to communicate with the general public.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of how to differentiate between factual news, opinions, analysis and “fake news.”



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