Join Becker Library Sept. 27 – Oct. 1 for a week of virtual science communication events including a two-hour workshop presented by the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science.
#SciComm Week will kick off the return of our regular seminar series where we hear valuable perspectives on crafting and disseminating stories about science.
Creating Connections: An Introduction to the Alda Method
- The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science
The Alda Center’s Creating Connections program is a two-hour live, online workshop designed to help scientists and researchers learn to engage and inspire diverse audiences through effective communication, with a particular focus on virtual interactions. Participants will learn how to balance being prepared with responding in the moment to address questions. The program emphasizes universal communication strategies, including avoiding jargon and technical skills for creating engagement online, such as camera angles and sound levels.
Registration capacity: 100
Workshop capacity is limited. Registration priority will be given to faculty, staff, and students of the School of Medicine.