Sep 29, 2020  
2015-2016 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 423 - Special Methods of Teaching Science

(3 cr) Reflective problem solving in science and science teaching is the major thrust of this course. The student is introduced to or reacquainted with the goals and objectives of modern science education, including scientific literacy for all students. The constructivist approach to learn science is emphasized as students investigate, consider, select, develop, employ, and evaluate a variety of instructional methods, resources, and assessment techniques. Educational technologies currently impacting science teaching/learning are considered, as are the issues of safety and classroom and laboratory management. This course is not taught every semester. Students should check in advance with the natural sciences teaching specializations coordinator. Prerequisites: Admission to teacher education program. Corequisite: EDUC 370  or EDUC 443 .



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