ERIC Number: EJ413037
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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Strategies for Explaining Complex Science News.
Rowan, Katherine E.
Journalism Educator, v45 n2 p25-31 Sum 1990
Shows how findings from science education, instructional design, and educational psychology can help journalism students develop explanatory skills for technical phenomena. Emphasizes understanding readers' key difficulties, appreciating distinct explanatory goals, and practicing well-tested explanatory strategies. Discusses key difficulties and goals, offers exercises, and notes challenges and problems. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Information Analyses
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