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Science Communication and Employability (MULT20011) // Assessment

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  • One written assignment “Writing for different audiences” (1000 words, plus 500 words of peer review). Satisfactory participation in peer review of other students’ written assignments is a hurdle requirement. Initial submission for peer review will occur in week 4, final submission in week 8. (30%)
  • Online science blog (minimum of 1500 words during semester). Students must post to the blog at least 3 times during semester and also respond to the posts of other students. (30%)
  • Group project (approximately 60 hours of contribution to group work). Students will interview a University of Melbourne researcher and a) write a press release based on the research, b) produce visual material to explain the research to a primary school audience; and c) give a group oral presentation. Due week 12 (40%)