Environmental Communication

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Course number: 
COMM 4067
Instructor: 
Steve Depoe
Instructor email: 
depoesp@ucmail.uc.edu
Level: 
undergraduate
School: 
University of Cincinnati
Year: 
2020
Course Description: 

The purpose of this course is to provide students with an in-depth understanding of topics related to the emerging field of environmental communication. In addition, students will learn about their own news and information environment, and will get advice and encouragement about how to have productive conversations with others about how human activity contributes to climate change, as well as what we can do as individuals and communities to address this growing global concern. Students will join a professional organization (IECA), complete a massive open on-line course (MOOC) on climate change denial, along number of in-class and homework assignments related to course readings, and will complete an in-class midterm and final exam.

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