Synopses & Reviews
Science communication seeks to engage individuals and groups with evidence-based information about the nature, outcomes, and social consequences of science and technology. This text provides an overview of this burgeoning field a the issues with which it deals, what is known about it, the challenges that it faces. It introduces students to the research-based literature, shows how this literature relates to actual or potential practice, and includes suggestions for activities, including the conduct of empirical enquiries, to explore the research/practice interface. It is an ideal text for science and technology communication courses and a valuable resource for faculty, students, and professionals in this field.