Practicing Science Fiction

Practicing Science Fiction

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qThese essays address the intersections among the reading, writing, and teaching of science fiction, placing analytical and pedagogical research next to each other to reveal how SF can be both an object of study and a teaching tool, examining SF as a genre of mediation between the sciences and the humanities, and SF in the mediaq--Provided by publisher.Critical Essays on Writing, Reading and Teaching the Genre Karen Hellekson, , Craig B. Jacobsen, Patrick B. Sharp, Lisa Yaszek ... of the course was as an honors seminar for any interested undergraduate student at James Madison University. ... liked the idea of scientific rhetoric course that incorporated science fiction and thought it was an excellent application of ... exposure to the concepts underlying rhetorical criticism, the scientific topics under consideration, or sometimes both.

Title:Practicing Science Fiction
Author:Karen Hellekson,, Craig B. Jacobsen, Patrick B. Sharp, Lisa Yaszek
Publisher:McFarland - 2010-05-11


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