May 23, 2022  
2011-2012 Graduate Bulletin 
2011-2012 Graduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

ED 609 - Contemporary Issues in Science Education

CRSE Type: Unique Course
This course highlights current issues in science education, the role of inquiry in science learning, and what research says about improving student outcomes. The course will provide an introduction to K-12 science content and process standards and raise awareness of potential benefits, challenges, and the research base associated with multiple pedagogical strategies. Participants will gain an understanding of the components needed to create a learning environment that encourages and supports all children in building understandings, making connections, and conducting scientific investigations.
2 semester hours