Science Communication Product Development
Date: 06/08/15 - 06/19/15
Location: Walpole, ME
Attendance: Undergraduate and Graduate Students

With guidance from experts, students will collaborate to create, share and evaluate a variety of science communication products. In a “flipped classroom” setting, they will use various online tools, critical thinking strategies, and collaborative approaches to construct meaningful key messages, engage new people, and broaden the impact of science. SMS 491 – 1 credit. Graduate students will also complete a focused three-day workshop (ending 6/19) on preparing “Broader Impacts” statements for scientific research proposals. SMS 513 – 2 credits.

Registration deadline: April 15, 2015.

Instructor: Annette deCharon
Dates for Undergraduate Students (SMS 491): June 8-16 (Monday – Friday, Monday - Tuesday)
Dates for Graduate Students (SMS 513): June 8-19 (Monday – Friday for two weeks)
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost: UMaine tuition & fees

DMC room and board is optional and incurs additional fees.

Contact Name: Linda Healy
Contact Phone: (207) 563-8220
Contact Email:

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