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

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COMM 5421 - Mastering the STEM Media Interview


This course emphasizes best practices for how to be interviewed. Topics includes creating sound bites from scientific research, interview preparation and interview delivery techniques. Through mock interviews student learn to maximize scientific messaging throughout the interview process.

Requisites: COMM 5411 and WARNING: No credit if taken after COMM 5420
Credit Hours: 4
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:
  • Student will be able to demonstrate knowledge of crafting and delivering a sound bite without jargon for broadcast media.
  • Student will be able to develop an idea for a podcast and learn the elements of creating, producing, and promoting a STEM-based podcast.
  • Student will be able to prepare for a broadcast or print interview to maximize effectiveness.
  • Student will be able to exhibit the differences between broadcast and print interviewing techniques.



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