s350
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URL http://www.open.ac.uk/courses/modules/s350
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abstract You will investigate current science and develop key skills including searching recent research, critiquing and evaluation methods, risk analysis, decision making and the communication of science.
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title Evaluating contemporary science
description <div><p>Effective communication is essential in science, but do you ever wonder whether articles written about science in the news are thorough, unambiguous and objective? This module will enable you to explore contemporary areas in science, examining the 'science behind the news', and offering some choice in the areas that you will individually investigate. Key skills you will develop include searching current research, critiquing and evaluation methods, risk analysis, decision making and the communication of science. You will also explore different methods of collaborative working in a digital environment ? the module is delivered entirely online, with no printed materials.</p></div>