Science Communication

An Introduction

Frans van Dam und andere
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Beschreibung des Verlags

A concise, coherent and easily readable VSAppleLIX about the field of science communication, connecting the practice of science communicators with theory. In the book, recent trends and shifts in the field resonate, such as the transition from telling about science to interacting with the public and the importance of science communication in health and environmental communication. The chapters have been written by experts in their disciplines, coming from philosophy of science and communication studies to health communication and science journalism. Cases from around the world illustrate science communication in practice. The book provides a broad, up-to-date and coherent introduction to science communication for both, students of science communication and related fields, as well as professionals.
Contents: ForewordList of Contributing AuthorsSetting the Scene (Anne M Dijkstra, Liesbeth de Bakker, Frans van Dam, and Eric A Jensen)Views of Science (Edwin Koster and Frank Kupper)The Process of Communicating Science (Caroline Wehrmann and Anne M Dijkstra)Science in Dialogue (Roald Verhoeff and Frank Kupper)Informal Science Education (Anne M Land-Zandstra, Liesbeth de Bakker, and Eric A Jensen)Science Journalism (Mark Bos and Frank Nuijens)Risk Communication (Henk Mulder and Erwin van Rijswoud)Health Communication (Madelief G B C Bertens, Joanne N Leerlooijer, and Maria E Fernandez)Environmental Communication (Liesbeth de Bakker and Eric A Jensen)Research in Science Communication (Anne M Dijkstra and Craig Cormick)
Readership: Researchers and students from all fields who are interested in the basics of communicating science and technology.Science Communication;Science Education;Science Journalism;Health Communication0Key Features:Full coverage of the field of science communication, basic, accessible and coherent treatment of most important concepts in the fieldMuch attention has been paid to the didactic quality of the book: the chapters are written by authors who are used to teaching their subject to students or giving advice to professionals. The editors have ensured that the book is coherent in terms of content, level and styleBy including authors and perspectives from various geographical regions of the world, an attempt has been made to pay tribute to the cultural diversity of science communication across the world

Wissenschaft und Natur
5. März
World Scientific Publishing Company

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