ALA 270 - Applied Liberal Arts Topics
Section: 001 Science Communication Strategies: Public engagement outside the classroom
Term: SU 2020
Subject: Applied Liberal Arts (ALA)
Department: LSA UG: Curriculum Support
Credits:
2
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Enforced Prerequisites:
Students cannot enroll if they have already completed 4 instances of ALA and/or UC 270.
Repeatability:
May be elected four times for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This course takes a structured look at strategies for engaging diverse audiences to improve science communication to academic and non-academic communities, and to build scientific literacy and motivation for lifelong learning among members of the public. Taught by U-M Museum of Natural History public engagement professionals and other U-M science communication practitioners, will treat multiple modes of engagement in both synchronous and asynchronous methods. Topics will include K-12 school programs, hands-on opportunities, visual and oral presentations, exhibits, immersive theater, podcasting and graphic elements, and online options. The course will also look at some common resources and financial support for program development associated with academic research. Curriculum will prepare students to design, produce, and showcase projects that highlight their own field of study through multiple media. These will be considered for use in the U-M Museum of Natural History online programming.

ALA 270 - Applied Liberal Arts Topics
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
73798
Open
18
18So or Jr or Sr
-
MW 2:00PM - 4:00PM
The partner U-M / Barnes & Noble Education textbook website is the official way for U-M students to view their upcoming textbook or course material needs, whether they choose to buy from Barnes & Noble Education or not. Students also can view a customized list of their specific textbook needs by clicking a "View/Buy Textbooks" link in their course schedule in Wolverine Access.

Click the button below to view and buy textbooks for ALA 270.001

View/Buy Textbooks
Syllabi are available to current LSA students. IMPORTANT: These syllabi are provided to give students a general idea about the courses, as offered by LSA departments and programs in prior academic terms. The syllabi do not necessarily reflect the assignments, sequence of course materials, and/or course expectations that the faculty and departments/programs have for these same courses in the current and/or future terms.

Click the button below to view historical syllabi for ALA 270 (UM login required)

View Historical Syllabi
The Atlas system, developed by the Center for Academic Innovation, provides additional information about: course enrollments; academic terms and instructors; student academic profiles (school/college, majors), and previous, concurrent, and subsequent course enrollments.

CourseProfile (Atlas)