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dc.contributor.authorLewenstein, Bruce V.
dc.contributor.authorBrossard, Dominique
dc.descriptionFinal Report.en_US
dc.description.abstractThis report examined the presence of four models of science communication in outreach projects funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's Ethical, Legal, and Societal Implications (ELSI) program. The four models were: deficit model, contextual model, lay knowledge model, and public engagement model. Although theoretical literature in science communication has recently been highly critical of the deficit model, we found that most projects -- including those that labeled themselves as public engagement -- contained a substantial amount of deficit model communicatioen_US
dc.description.sponsorshipU.S. Department of Energyen_US
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dc.subjectpublic understanding of scienceen_US
dc.subjectpublic communication of scienceen_US
dc.titleAssessing models of outreach in ELSI projects: Final Report to the DOE's ELSI programen_US
dc.typetechnical reporten_US

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