Overview

This course will introduce you to science teaching by analyzing what science is and how we learn it. You will investigate what science is by doing some of it yourself, understanding major arguments from the philosophy of science, and analyzing the portrayal of science in the classroom. You will also understand research in science education that attempts to make sense of how we learn science and where we do not learn science as it should be. Assembling these ideas for yourself should enable you to understand your own philosophy of science teaching and allow you to better implement teaching strategies and develop science curricula for your classroom in the future.

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Course details

This course is currently hosted on our online site via Canvas. You can investigate the full syllabus, assignments, readings, and the like via this link. Enrolled students can contribute to discussions, pages, and assignments, while others are welcome to access general course contents.

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