Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015
EDS 318 The Secondary School Curriculum in Science
4 credits; 4 hours
This course focuses on the science curriculum for the secondary school and calls upon the students' preparation in the Biology or Chemistry major to inform their study, particularly with respect to the selection, scope, and sequence of topics. In this way, the curriculum is examined from the specialist's standpoint. Central to this examination is the process of transforming knowledge of contact and curriculum for the purpose of teaching and learning. Topics include general principles for developing a science curriculum, connections to state and national standards, and resources for teaching science. A field work component of 35 hours is included.
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