Science communication courses in Narragansett, RI and Cambridge, MD
IAN conducted two Communicating Science Effectively
courses in October. Jane Thomas, Jane Hawkey, and Dylan Taillie travelled to Narragansett, RI on October 4-5 to teach a course to participants associated with the Narragansett Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
. The course was taught at the Coastal Institute
at the University of Rhode Island Bay Campus
. Participants came from local, state, and federal government agencies as well as non-government organizations and universities. On October 11-12, IAN staff Alex Fries, Caroline Donovan, Simon Costanzo, Jane Thomas, and Jane Hawkey taught the course in Cambridge, MD to the Sea Grant Class of 2016 Knauss Fellows
. Participants in both courses learned about making conceptual diagrams, giving effective presentations, and producing printed media.