BACHELORS AND MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENGINEERING

UE Code : IL3-COM3-COMST Academic year : 2016-2017

Information on the course unit

Program / Education :

Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering / Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering

Level :

Third year of Bachelor of Science in Engineering

Language(s) :

French

Studies organization

Credits :

0.00

Semester :

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Total Hours :

20.00 (Hours of teaching + individual study)

Details

Objectives :

To understand the basic principles and methodologies of scientific and technical mediation

1) To understand and recognize the main characteristics of a scientific article
- Distinguish the specific characteristics of a scientific article:
- Understand and distinguish between a scientific article and a general article: Structure, style, etc.

To understand the purpose of the message:
- Purpose of the message (objective)
- Take the target audience into account
- Mediation between research and a larger audience which is more or less familiar with the subject

2) Learn about writing a general article
„ÏBecome proficient at making an outline and journalistic reasoning:
- Readability of journalistic writing (structure, standards, style, vocabulary, etc.)

Aspects of scientific mediation
- How do you address an audience which does not have the same scientific references ?
- How do you communicate complex information? (popularization techniques for ¡§popularizing¡¨ a subject for the general public)

Contents :

1) Introduction to the work flow (30 mins) takes place at the start of the ecology presentations.
2) 1 Lectures (CM) lasting 1 hr 30 mins (entire degree class): Journalistic writing ¡V Structure and standards
3) 1 Seminars (TD) lasting 1 hr 30 mins (1/6th of the degree class): Comparative analysis of a scientific article / general article
4) 1 Accompanied Work (TA) lasting 1 hr 30 mins (1/3rd of the degree class): Accompanied written work (answering questions)
5) 1 Project Work (TP) lasting 1 hr 30 mins (entire degree class): Debriefing on written work after correction
6) 1 Lectures (CM) lasting 1 hr 30 mins (entire degree class): Scientific mediation of the discussion ¡§Earth Sciences¡¨ by a guest speaker

Prerequisites :

In conjunction with ECO 3

Teaching methods :

Work on an actual case
Become familiar with the principles of scientific communication by putting together a your own presentation

Assessment :

Write a journalistic article - typed (general science) from 500 to 600 in relation to the ecology presentation on Face-To-Face interpersonal communication + the production of a statement of purpose

Bibliography :

3rd year of Bachelor of Science in Engineering

Here are the modules of the Bachelor of Science in Engineering. On the second semester, besides all the compulsory common courses, students will choose between 2 minors : "Types of Agriculture and Territories" or "Business and Transformation".