2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Nov 29, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SCES 525 - Alternative Frameworks and Conceptual Change in the Science Classroom

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SU. This course examines the nature of alternative frameworks and their correct or incorrect categorization as misconceptions, the process of conceptual change, and teaching strategies conducive towards promoting conceptual change in the science classroom. Course readings and discussions expose students to the intricacies and influence of students’ prior conceptions on science learning and the process of conceptual change. Application of course content occurs as students develop lesson plans that address common science misconceptions. Prerequisites: At least one science methods course at the undergraduate or graduate level. Not offered 2020-2021.



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