Krug Hall 5
Section Information for Spring 2017
Environmental communication is NOT a sit-back-and-listen course. In this class, we tackle projects such as
The class explores fundamental questions about connections between human health and the environment, best practices for learning science, and evidence-based approaches for protecting animals and ecosystems.
Students taking Environmental Communication will complete the class with a portfolio of products they create and experiences that will help them explore internships and jobs where supporting the health of the environment is focal.
The instructor, Dr. Katherine Rowan, is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She enjoys learning about science and teaching. On major assignments, she uses a first-version, final version system, where students receive feedback on first versions of their work, and grades on final versions. Please feel encouraged to contact her at email@example.com if you have questions about this course.
Rhetoric and persuasion about environmental issues in contemporary society. Investigation of case studies in corporate, institutional, and movement attempts to mobilize and cope with ecological concerns. Critical assessment of public communication is emphasized.