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Cursus: 201600221
201600221
Communication, Innovation and Society
Cursus informatie
Cursus201600221
Studiepunten (ECTS)5
CursustypeHonours
VoertaalEngels
Contactpersoondr. A.M. Dijkstra
E-maila.m.dijkstra@utwente.nl
Docenten
VorigeVolgende 1
Contactpersoon van de cursus
dr. P. van Adrichem - Rotteveel
Contactpersoon van de cursus
dr. A.M. Dijkstra
Docent
dr. A.M. Dijkstra
Docent
Externe Docent
Docent
A. de Jong
Collegejaar2022
Aanvangsblok
2A
OpmerkingThere is one Canvas site for all Msc Research Honours courses
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Cursusdoelen
Knowledge about:
         Theoretical concepts in science communication
         Factors influencing the development of innovation
         Communication strategies in science communication
  • Academic integrity
Insight in:
         The role of (new and emerging) science and technologies in current society
         The role of communication when designing and implementing new technologies, such as nanotechnology, robotics, and ict
         How to use communication strategies regarding these new technologies in practice
  • Responsible research and innovation
  • Responsible conduct
Skills:
         Applying theoretical knowledge in a real situation
         Reflecting on scientific literature
         Writing a scientific paper
  • Reflecting on academic integrity and responsible conduct
Inhoud
This course exists of two parts and is given by dr. Anne Dijkstra, dr. Miles MacLeod and guest lecturers. In the first part, broader aspects of the science-society relationship and what those mean for communication are considered. The second part focuses on responsible conduct – i.e. academic integrity – when doing research.
Not all scientific and technological developments are fully accepted in society. Companies, governments and, for example, research institutes or universities have experienced this in the past. Therefore, when designing or applying innovations or technologies, such as nanotechnologies or human enhancement technologies, communication with citizens and other actors is essential. How should one communicate about research and innovation? Will informing publics suffice? Or, should every citizen become actively involved in science and technology? What role and responsibility do researchers have in this science-society relationship? 
This part aims at obtaining broader knowledge and insight about communication processes in relation to research and innovation. Current insights in science communication and communication strategies will be analysed and students apply this knowledge to a visual communication product related to their own research project. 
In the second part, academic integrity is introduced upon which an online module will be followed and completed with an assignment.
Voorkennis
BA or BSc in any field. Note: the course can only be attended after selection for the Research Honours MSc Programme
Verplicht materiaal
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Aanbevolen materiaal
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Werkvormen
Overig onderwijs
AanwezigheidsplichtJa

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