Curriculum and Instruction in Secondary School Science
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
A study of the curriculum organization, instructional strategies, and assessment practices in secondary sciences. Includes consideration of the nature of science, the interactions of science, technology, society and environment, the development of science literacy through constructivist approaches to teaching, and selected current trends and issues in science education such as meeting the needs of diverse students and the use of technology in the science classroom.
Notes: - Credit will be granted for only one of 767, ED-E 769. Open to students who have completed the prescribed teaching area and are admitted to professional year or Post Degree Professional Program, or who have special permission of the Manager, Secondary Teacher Education.
- Students with teaching areas in biology, chemistry, physics, or general will enrol in this course.
Formerly: ED-E 769
Professional Studies course offered by the Faculty of Education.