Environmental Communication: Research into Practice, round 2

Once again I will be offering an online introductory course on environmental communication through the International Environmental Communication Association (IECA). Environmental Communication: Research into Practice will run for 10 weeks from  September 15 to November 21.

The course will survey the following topics:

  • Understanding the field of environmental and sustainability communication
  • Environmental discourses
  • Language and metaphors
  • Narratives
  • Message framing
  • The visualization of environmental issues and sustainability ideas
  • News media
  • Advertising and popular culture
  • Advocacy campaigns
  • Social marketing
  • Public participation in environmental debates

This course will be relevant to the following participants:

  • current environmental communication practitioners who want to brush up
  • anyone looking to work in the field of environmental communication
  • environmental science professionals who want a better understanding of the many ways effective communication is relevant to environmental affairs
  • graduate and higher level undergraduate students in communication, environmental studies and sciences, or other fields
  • concerned citizens who want to explore this area

All the details about the course format, objectives, registration, etc. are on the course page on the IECA site.