15 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: This module introduces students to issues raised when communicating scholarship to a `lay' audience, and to practical aspects of engaging with the wider public. On the module, students will explore different ways in which academics bring their research into the public domain; how the impact of such engagement activities are evaluated; and the role played by institutions (such as museums) as intermediaries between researchers and their prospective audiences.

Staff Contact: Ida Kemp
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Arts and Humanities IPO):

Teaching timetable


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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK