ASSIGNMENTS  

INAF 6382 TECHNOLOGY, NATIONAL SECURITY & THE CITIZEN

- Assignment #1: Policy paper > talking points (handout, example, template)

 

- Assignment #2: Op-ed (handout, resources, media outlets)

EXAMPLES

- "How Russia Sows Confusion in the U.S. Vaccine Debate" Foreign Policy 

- "The Tech Geek's Burden" TechCrunch

- "Getting Digital IDs Right in Southeast Asia" The Diplomat

- Assignment #3: "Press conference" (handout, tips #1, tips #2)

 

- Future threats strategy paper (handout

RESOURCES 

To write well: Strunk & White's Elements of Style 

To write simply: Thing Explainer / Upgoer5 Text Editor

To avoid logic traps: The Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments 

To calculate words per page: Word Counter

To convert words to speaking time: Speech in Minutes

To structure an op-ed: The Op-Ed Project

To signal transitions in writing: Signposting