Science Accommodation

Description: MLA we will discuss the science miscommunication we currently see in the news. We will also discuss how misinformation may be exacerbated by the concept of Science Accommodation- the idea that our understanding of science is shaped by the how it is written, its language, its genre, and its theoretical audience (RHETORIC!).For this discussion:Briefly discuss the nature of science misinformation/disinformation over the current year.Where do you see it?Who shares it?Who creates it?Take a look at Now that we know a bit more about HOW people talk/write about science, what do you see happening here? Is this persuasive? Why or why not? What about the ideas presented in Fahenstocks article on Science Accommodation. Does science misinformation happen because when science accommodation FAILS?

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