Jan 27, 2022  
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog
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BIOL 601B - Foundations of Scientific Communication

Units: 1
Foundations of Master’s level skills for effectively communicating scientific information.  Application of the scientific method, in the context of communicating scientific findings and evidence-based conclusions.  Emphasizes strategies in the presentation of scientific content and data to various audiences.

Prerequisites: BIOL 601A.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate understanding of the format and conventions of scientific communication in a variety of scholarly contexts, including the research proposal, thesis, peer-reviewed publication, and scholarly presentations (posters, talks);.
  2. Effectively communicate scientific information, research summaries, and evidence-based conclusions in written, oral, and visual/graphical formats.
  3. Adapt the method and style used to communicate scientific information for different applications and different audiences.

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