2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Oct 06, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SCES 526 - Teaching the Nature of Science

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SU. This course presents historical, philosophical, sociological and psychological interpretations of the nature of science, its implications for scientific literacy, and methodologies related to implementation in the science classroom. Through discussions, readings, and scientific activities/investigations, students will experience and consider how teachers, textbooks, and science curricula both accurately and inaccurately portray science. Students will also modify and develop lesson plans in order to more accurately represent and teach the nature of science to students. Prerequisites: At least one science methods course at the undergraduate or graduate level. Not offered 2020-2021.



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