851-0101-83L  From the Laboratoy to a Magazine - Becoming a Science Writer

SemesterAutumn Semester 2019
LecturersW. Eilenberger
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentNumber of participants limited to 25.


851-0101-83 SVom Labor ins Magazin – Wege in den Wissenschaftsjournalismus Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers.
jeweils 15:00 - 19:00 Uhr
Ort: tba
28s hrs
19.09.15:15-19:00ML J 34.3 »
01.11.15:15-19:00ML J 34.1 »
14.11.15:15-19:00ML H 43 »
15.11.15:15-19:00ML J 34.1 »
05.12.15:15-19:00ML H 43 »
06.12.15:15-19:00ML J 34.1 »
12.12.15:15-19:00ML J 34.3 »
W. Eilenberger

Catalogue data

AbstractLearning how to write journalistic articles related to the sciences and humanities. Becoming familiar with essential techniques and genres of science writing and magazine journalism. Practicing the acquired skills by writing your own articles.
ObjectiveFirst steps into writing journalistic articles. Understanding the specific challenges and possibilities of science science. Understanding the importance of science writing for both society and the sciences.
ContentContent: Exercises for writing articles. Getting familiar with the conditions, possibilities and functions of science writing from the perspectives of cultural history, sociology and media studies. Scientific articles and conferences will serve as a base for the exercises. Participants will also learn how to offer and sell their articles to concrete magazines.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersW. Eilenberger
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.

Learning materials

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General : Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers
Places25 at the most
Waiting listuntil 29.09.2019

Offered in

Doctoral Department of Humanities, Social and Political SciencesDoctoral and Post-Doctoral CoursesWInformation
History and Philosophy of Knowledge MasterSeminarsWInformation
GESS Science in PerspectiveScience ResearchWInformation