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Persuasive Communication for Environmental Scientists, Practitioners, and Entrepreneurs

CEE 175P/275P
2 units
June 26 - August 19, 2017
Section 1   W  6:30PM - 8:20PM

Achieving environmental goals depends not only on innovative ideas and great science but also persuasive communication. What makes communication persuasive? The ability of the communicator to create value for his or her audience. This course will teach students how to: 1) focus on their audience and 2) create value for their audience using research-proven communication techniques. Students will master these techniques through oral and written exercises so that, after taking this course, they speak and write more persuasively.

Prerequisite

None

Notes

  • Only graduate students may register for CEE 275P. All other students must register for CEE 175P.
  • This course is offered as part of the Summer Intensive in Water Management, and qualifies toward the SEWSS Program Certificate.

Syllabus

CEE 175P/275P Syllabus - 2016