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Module Detailed Information for [ES1541]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 20 Oct 2018 05:00

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Module Information
Module Code :
ES1541 IVLE
Module Title : Exploring Science Communication through Popular Science
Module Description : The ES1541 module aims to equip students with the relevant knowledge and skills of how to communicate complex scientific content in ways that are comprehensible and accessible to non-experts. The module presents principles and strategies to deepen students’ understanding of the differences between scientific academic texts such as research reports and popular science genres such as science news articles (Haupt, 2014). Students will be exposed to popular science texts in various scientific disciplines, which will serve as the basis for group discussions, individual presentations and the writing of science news articles targeted at the educated non-specialist audience.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : No Exam Date.
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : This module is meant for students from Cohort 2013 and 2014. If students are required to take ES1000 (Foundation Academic English) and ES1102 (English for Academic Purposes), they must complete them before taking ES1541.
Preclusion : Those who have taken SP1203, ENV1202, SP2171, SP1541, UTown and USP writing modules, ES1601 are precluded from taking ES1541.
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 0-4-0-3-3
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
01 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKMONDAY12001400UTSRC-SR7,
01 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKFRIDAY12001400TP-SR8,
02 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKMONDAY14001600UTSRC-SR4,
02 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKFRIDAY14001600TP-SR8,
03 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKMONDAY10001200S16-0437,
03 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY10001200S16-0437,
04 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKMONDAY12001400S16-0437,
04 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY12001400S16-0598,
05 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKTUESDAY12001400S16-0435,
05 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKFRIDAY12001400S16-0435,
06 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKTUESDAY16001800ERC-SR11,
06 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKFRIDAY16001800ERC-SR11,
07 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKTUESDAY14001600ERC-SR11,
07 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKFRIDAY14001600ERC-SR11,
08 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKMONDAY14001600S16-0304,
08 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY14001600S16-0304,
09 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKMONDAY16001800S16-0437,
09 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY16001800S16-0437,
10 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKMONDAY10001200TP-SR8,
10 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY10001200UTSRC-SR6,
12 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKMONDAY12001400UTSRC-SR4,
12 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY12001400UTSRC-SR2,
13 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKMONDAY14001600S16-0435,
13 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY14001600S16-0437,
14 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKMONDAY16001800S16-0440,
14 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY16001800S16-0440,
15 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKMONDAY14001600S16-0437,
15 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY14001600S16-0440,
16 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKMONDAY16001800TP-SR8,
16 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY16001800UTSRC-SR4,
17 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKMONDAY8001000S16-0304,
17 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY8001000S16-0437,
18 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKMONDAY10001200UTSRC-SR4,
18 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY10001200UTSRC-SR7,
19 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKMONDAY8001000UTSRC-SR4,
19 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY8001000UTSRC-SR4,
20 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKMONDAY10001200UTSRC-SR6,
20 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY10001200UTSRC-SR4,
21 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKTUESDAY16001800ERC-SR4,
21 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKFRIDAY16001800ERC-SR4,
22 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKTUESDAY14001600ERC-SR4,
22 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKFRIDAY14001600ERC-SR4,
23 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKMONDAY12001400UTSRC-SR3,
23 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY12001400UTSRC-SR3,
24 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKTUESDAY8001000S16-0435,
24 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKFRIDAY8001000S16-0435,
25 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKTUESDAY10001200S16-0435,
25 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKFRIDAY10001200S16-0435,
26 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKMONDAY12001400UTSRC-SR6,
26 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY12001400UTSRC-SR6,
27 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKMONDAY14001600UTSRC-SR5,
27 SECTIONAL TEACHINGEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY14001600UTSRC-SR4,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
No Tutorial Class or to be announced. Please check with the department offering this module.





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