During the term, students analyze several days of newspaper coverage and four case studies; these assignments are described in the table below. Additionally, they complete a final practical project in science communication.
||Newspaper Analysis: Using on-line resources, review the Boston Globe, the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal for the previous 4 days (i.e., Sunday through Wednesday). How do different newspapers cover the same story?
||Recombinant DNA Case Analysis
||GM Food Case Analysis
||Stem Cell Fraud Case Analysis
||Intelligent Design Case Analysis