eESP 2.0 produces tangible results
February 2, 2015
CES Faculty member Daniel McGarvey and CES graduate student Christopher Mason recently published the first “results” from Daniel’s Quest-funded project, Ecological and Environmental Perception version 2.0 (eESP2.0). The manuscript, entitled Re-envisioning the Communication of Our Science, ran as the cover story in the first issue of the newly redesigned ASLO (Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography) Bulletin. This included a custom layout for the cover of the Bulletin in addition to the lead feature story. In the manuscript, Daniel and Chris relate the motivation and initial outcomes of the eESP 2.0 project, including examples of student work from the first graduate class offered under eESP 2.0 (Infographics – the Design of Scientific Information). The overarching goal of the project is to create a new graduate training curriculum that will help students to better illustrate and communicate their work, taking advantage of digital media outlets that have not traditionally been utilized by scientists.