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Learning How to Communicate Ideas Effectively to People Who Aren’t In Your Iwn field

Presenters: 

Lee Badgett, Ph.D.
Professor & CPPA Director
Department of Economics
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Description: 

Learning to speak and write clearly is essential, whether we’re talking about blogs, testimony, media interviews, tweets, newspaper columns, or briefing papers. Engaged scholars also need to understand the “frames” used in debates and the values that shape how people view research. The workshop will include: How to contact and talk to journalists and to participate in the blogosphere Suggestions for writing and placing op-eds How to increase the chances that your research is presented in the way you want it to be understood Ideas for identifying dominant frames and creating effective frames.

 

Date: 

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 3:30pm

Location: 

622 Tobin Hall, CRF Conference Room, UMass Amherst

Fees: 

By invite.