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Vignette--Developing Multiple Literacies and Foundational Research Skills in Students through Audio Narratives on Global Warming Solutions

Keywords: climate change global warming geosciences science communication information literacy


Author: Laura Guertin, Annie Jansen, James Berkey
Institution: Penn State Brandywine
Issue and Volume: SPUR fall 2021, volume 5, no. 1

Description: The introductory course at Penn State Brandywine--Earth in the Future: Predicting Climate Change and Its Impacts Over the Next Century--utilizes a scaffolded instructional approach and faculty from several campus units to develop multiple literacies (information, digital, science) and professional skills (writing and speaking) in students. The audio narrative assignment has provided additional outcomes beyond improved knowledge in climate science.