F&ES 977a / 2017-2018

Narratives to Networks: Systems Communications for Change

Credits: 3
Fall 2017: Tu,Th, 1:00-2:20, Kroon 321

This course surveys, studies, and practices strategies toward effective climate and environmental science-based messaging with an eye toward public policy engagement and public interest. Students learn of new and emerging interdisciplinary research and theory in narratology, psychology, education, and cultural, social, and media sciences to help build skills they then practice in partnership with professional stakeholders on projects related to climate and energy policy, goals, and planning across the public and private sectors.