300.731.01 POLICY COMMUNICATIONS I: READING, WRITING AND TALKING ABOUT POLICY
Students develop skills as strong policy writers, but also as critical readers of and participants in the policy literature and conversations. Students learn to write with clarity, confidence and in modes appropriate for different audiences. Covers different forms of communicating policy and various kinds within these modes including executive summaries, annotated bibliographies, short policy briefs, presentations and literature critiques. Replicates challenges policy students will encounter as professionals. Addresses habits, methods and techniques to produce high quality writing, to critically review relevant literature and effectively engage in policy discussions and discourse. To be successful, students constantly read and write and fully engage with faculty and students in editorial discussions.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Identify the current literature from sociology, economics, and political science as applied to population health and health policy
- Tuesday 1:30 - 3:20
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