Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ESCI 580 - PITCHING YOUR SCIENCE

Long Title: PITCHING YOUR SCIENCE
Department: Earth/Environmnt/Planetary Sci
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 2
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: This course is designed for senior level graduate students who will be facing high-stakes professional speaking opportunities, such as impromptu job conversations, formal academic and professional presentations, conversations with journalists, and/or industrial job interviews. Students will construct and practice 90-second, 5-minute, and 15-minute presentations. Most assignments will take place in-class, with limited work occurring outside of the classroom. Requirement: Participation in the Rice University 90-second thesis competition. Instructor Permission Required.