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.

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.