Course - Workspace for publishing and outreach - HFEL8001
HFEL8001 - Workspace for publishing and outreach
Lessons are not given in the academic year 2023/2024
The course provides research-based introduction to, and practical training in, effective communication of own research to important audiences in academic and non-academic contexts (such as journals, user groups, and the general public).
The focus is on the communication of own research.
- has knowledge of different purposes and forms of communication of scientific knowledge to different types of audiences
(for example, scientific research articles and popular science articles)
- has knowledge of techniques that promote scientific communication, both in academic and non-academic environments
- can analyze needs of different target groups for research communication
- can reflect critically on the significance of science communication in contemporary society
Learning methods and activities
7 three-hour sessions
(weekly, not block-based)
Short lectures, group-work, writing tasks
Submission of drafts of three products related to three Workspace topics of own choice (e.g. scientific abstract, blog post for a user group, opinion piece for the general public).
- the first Workspace session
- three other Workspace sessions of own choice.
- Obligatory attendance
- Written assignment 1
- Written assignment 2
- Written assignment 3
Further on evaluation
The examination assignment consists of a written assignment.
All compulsory activities must be approved before the student may take the exam.
Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.
It is not possible for students who have passed the exam in [course code] to retake the exam in a semester where this course is not taught. Students who did not pass the exam, or who did not complete the exam due to illness may submit the exam in a semester where this course is not taught; however, they will not receive any supervision.
Recommended previous knowledge
Completed project description (the focus is on the communication of PhD candidates’ own research).
Required previous knowledge
Enrollment in a PhD-program
Obligatory reading will be announced at the start of the semester.
Credits: 3.0 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level
Language of instruction: English
- Language and Literature
Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature
- * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"