Professionals, such as Extension personnel, who communicate with a range of non-specialists about scientific or technical information face particular challenges. A common goal of all such professionals is to effect at least some change in their audiences' understanding and perhaps in their actions. A key challenge for many of these professionals is a lack of familiarity with research relating to communicating and making decisions about scientific and technical topics. Public Science Communication Research and Practice, a series of publications from Oregon State University, is designed to identify, distill, and highlight useful social science research to help professionals communicate more effectively.

Authors: 
Joseph Cone
Short Description: 
Public Science Communication Research and Practice, a series of publications by Oregon Sea Grant, is designed to identify, distill, and highlight useful social science research to help professionals communication and engage more effectively.
Product Number: 
ORESU-R-11-002
Entry Date: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Price: 
Free
Length: 
5 pp.
Size and Format: 
Online
Source (Journal Article): 
Journal of Extension 49(5)
Year of Publication: 
2011
How to Order: 

Available online from the Journal of Extension