Note: This course is not available for the current semester.
Course No: 04.675; Last Offered: Spring 2010;
There are many issues in science education that can be clarified as a result of reading current literature and engaging in discussion with other teachers. In this course, we will examine some of the most pressing issues that face us as science teachers e.g. What is science literacy? What role should inquiry play in a science curriculum? What is the role of technology in science education? Is ability grouping approproate for learning in science? Each week we will examine a different issue and share our expertise, as we explore what it means to be a leader in science education. You will share your own science teaching expertise by developing an article to be submitted to an NSTA publiction via a peer review process. Additionally, you will put your progam learning into practice and will be assessed through written evidence captured in a professional portfolio.
Contact the Advising Center at 978-934-2474 or Continuing_Education@uml.edu
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