We report on the Teaching Responsible Communication of Science project at Iowa State University. This NSF-supported work will produce nine case studies focusing on the ethical challenges that arise when scientists communicate with the public. These case studies promise to add a normative dimension to the practical communication training offered to scientists, while at the same time contributing a rhetorical perspective to the interdisciplinary scholarship on science communication.
rhetoric of science, science communication, science communication education, science communication ethics, science-policy interface
Copyright © 2014. Jean Goodwin, Michael Dahlstrom, Mari Kemis, Clark Wolf, Christine Hutchison
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.
Recommended CitationGoodwin, Jean; Dahlstrom, Michael F.; Kemis, Mari; Wolf, Clark; and Hutchison, Christine. "Rhetorical Resources for Teaching Responsible Communication of Science." Poroi 10, Iss. 1 (2014): Article 7. https://doi.org/10.13008/2151-2957.1179
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number 1237495. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.