skip to content
Communicating science : a handbook Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Communicating science : a handbook

Author: Michael Shortland; Jane Gregory
Publisher: [Harlow] : Pearson Education, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pearson Education print on demand edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

Communicating Science is a comprehensive handbook written specifically for scientists, engineers, and doctors who want to communicate with the general public.

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Shortland; Jane Gregory
ISBN: 0582057094 9780582057098
OCLC Number: 614564821
Notes: "Transfered to digital print on demand, 2002"--Title page verso.
Description: xii, 186 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1 Introduction: why communicate?; science and the public; how not to become an expert - avoiding expert-ese, filling the knowledge gap. Part 2 Writing: outlets and opportunities - news, features, books, book reviews; style and subtance - a scientist's guide to style, the shock of the new, word pictures, good for a laugh?, form and function, beginnings and endings, rewriting; words and sentences - jargon, short and sweet, word chemistry, sentence structure, punctuation; numbers - quantities, probabilities; illustrations - pictures, graphs, printing and publishing; working with publishers - editing, on the nature of proofs, writing an index. Part 3 Speaking: sit and prepare - planning a talk, a plan in action, making notes, practice makes...better; stand and deliver - conquering nerves, speaking out, gesture and posture, deliveries, bad habits, coping with questions, encore!; visual aids - show and tell, slides, overhead projectors, flip charts, blackboards, films, video, demonstrations. Part 4 Meeting "the media": interviews for the press - preparing for an interview, the main event, information services, aftermath; television - taking to the air, accepting invitations, the studio, the interview; radio - finding stories, speaking for listeners, you and your audience.
Responsibility: Michael Shortland and Jane Gregory.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/614564821> # Communicating science : a handbook
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "614564821" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24022681#Place/harlow> ; # Harlow
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/870268> ; # Communication in science
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/501.4/e22/> ;
   schema:bookEdition "Pearson Education print on demand ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/34611619> ; # Jane Gregory
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/92724717> ; # Michael Shortland
   schema:datePublished "2002" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/24022681> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Communicating science : a handbook"@en ;
   schema:productID "614564821" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/614564821#PublicationEvent/harlow_pearson_education_2002> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24022681#Agent/pearson_education> ; # Pearson Education
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780582057098> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/614564821> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24022681#Agent/pearson_education> # Pearson Education
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Pearson Education" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/870268> # Communication in science
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Communication in science"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/34611619> # Jane Gregory
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1962" ;
   schema:familyName "Gregory" ;
   schema:givenName "Jane" ;
   schema:name "Jane Gregory" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/92724717> # Michael Shortland
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Shortland" ;
   schema:givenName "Michael" ;
   schema:name "Michael Shortland" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780582057098>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0582057094" ;
   schema:isbn "9780582057098" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.