LMP 2322H

Information, Media, and Communication Literacy for the Sciences
0.5 FCE
Learning Outcomes: (1) Accept different approaches, (2) Experiment with new ideas, (3) Give and receive feedback, (4) Reach a target audience, and (5) Share information and knowledge



In Rhetoric of Science, students will learn how to communicate persuasively: how to engage a range of target audiences, how to communicate complex concepts, and how to change an audience’s opinions or behaviours. The course will provide opportunities to strengthen critical thinking, effective communication, learning continuously, and team contribution.

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Course Instructor

Sandy is a medical editor with an enthusiasm for clear and compelling communication. Through research in cardiology, burn injury, and hematology, she has co-authored over 20 research publications. She now leads Marshall Medical Communications, providing biomedical editing services to clients in Canada, China, and the United States.

Sandy is a dedicated educator. She teaches effective scientific writing to trainees and researchers at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute and at the University of Toronto. At TRP, Sandy is the Course Director for Rhetoric of Science and the Instructor for Grant Writing.