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Curriculum Theory and Methods: Content Specific Pedagogy for Secondary Sciences

Curriculum Theory and Methods: Content Specific Pedagogy for Secondary Sciences

Course Number: EDUC X450.16

4 units

Covers the topics of curriculum theory and instructional practices and processes as they relate to the secondary science classroom, with particular emphasis on the needs of the in-service teacher. Subjects discussed include:

  • transforming science knowledge into science literacy
  • integrating science inquiry into the daily curriculum
  • orchestrating the laboratory (including lab safety)
  • utilizing technology and internet resources
  • strategies for teaching science to English language learners
  • issues of gender equity in science education
  • issues of cultural diversity in science education
  • how to meet the needs of diverse learners
  • science assessments, rubrics, and grading
  • designing engaging lessons aligned with the Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards

Available Sections

Starting Aug 6

181ECM005

Starting Aug 6
181ECM005

Course Fees

$545 Early Bird Discount ends on Jul 31
$595 after Jul 31

Instructor

Michael Towne [ bio ]

close [x] Michael Towne, M.A., Physics and Engineering Teacher, Citrus Hill High School, has developed and implemented several courses and programs in his department, and is working towards his Ph.D. in Education.

Schedule:

Begins:
Aug 6 - Sep 16, 2018

Location:

Online Course Moodle

Section Notes:

Special Refund Policy "A"  applies.

Textbook:

Mandatory
"The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units"
Wiggins and McTighe
ISBN: 978-1416611493

Mandatory
"Diversity and Equity in Science Education: Research, Policy, and Practice"
Lee and Buxton
ISBN: 978-0807750681

Prerequisites

No Prerequisites for this course

Applicable Certificates

No Applicable Certificates

Available Sections

Riverside

Section No.: 181ECM005

Dates: Aug 6 - Sep 16, 2018

Instructor: Michael Towne

Textbook: Mandatory
"The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units"
Wiggins and McTighe
ISBN: 978-1416611493 Mandatory
"Diversity and Equity in Science Education: Research, Policy, and Practice"
Lee and Buxton
ISBN: 978-0807750681

Location: Online Course

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