Climate and Energy Documentaries and Discussion

GENINT 721.558
Osher (50+). This course reviews documentaries surrounding climate and energy and how this creates an effective communication path between the scientific community and the public.
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Classroom
Starting at $80.00
As few as 6 weeks
0.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Evaluate scientific and factual accuracy of documentaries
  • Analyze how documentaries are used as communication channels
  • Analyze the influence of documentaries on the public

About this course:

Effective communication between the scientific community and the public is especially important during this time of official denial of the existence of global warming and its resultant climate change. One vehicle that potentially can reach large numbers of citizens is the documentary. In this course we view and discuss a documentary in each meeting. Participants evaluate its scientific and general factual accuracy, what its objectives appear to be, how appropriate and effective its methods and tone are, and how successful it is in meeting its apparent goals. Documentaries include: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, Chasing Ice, Before the Flood, and more.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Wednesday 1:00PM - 3:30PM
Instructor: Thomas Flood
363256
Fee:
$80.00
39 days left. Enroll by Oct 31, 2018
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Notes
Plus members pay only $40 for this course. Visitors not permitted. No refund after Nov. 8.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after November 8, 2018
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Oct 31, 2018
1:00PM - 3:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Discussion
Wed Nov 7, 2018
1:00PM - 3:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Discussion
Wed Nov 14, 2018
1:00PM - 3:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Discussion
Wed Nov 21, 2018
1:00PM - 3:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Discussion
Wed Nov 28, 2018
1:00PM - 3:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Discussion
Wed Dec 5, 2018
1:00PM - 3:30PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415

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