Knowing and Learning in Math and Science

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Course No: UTCH.2010-011; SIS Class Nbr: 3386; SIS Term: 2940
Course Status: Open Added 4/10/20

Course Description

The course starts by imparting the understanding that there is a science to learning and by having students examine ideas of what it means for an individual to know or understand something. This course focuses on several essential questions which enable students to explore how knowing and learning are structured with specific emphasis on mathematics and science. Students will come to understand what it means to know something, how we can understand student thinking and how theories of learning inform instructional decisions; in particular students will explore the idea that learning is a social activity. Students are prompted to reflect on their own ways of looking at various ideas and concepts and to consider alternative perspectives. Students will conduct an analysis of reasoning processes through a clinical interview process, one-on-one with learners engaging in problem solving. This course is required for the STEM TEACHING MINOR.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Math, Science & Engineering Majors only.
  • Special Notes: Math, Science & Engineering Majors only.
  • Section Notes: Virtual Classroom Course
  • Core Codes: SS, VRCL
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Eliza Bobek
  • Textbook Information

When Offered & Tuition

  • M,W | 9:00 AM-11:50 AM EDT
  • Summer 2020: May 18 to Jun 29
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1020
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Friday Class Meetings for Virtual Courses

Unless otherwise noted above

  • Summer Start I M/W classes begin on Monday May 18 and include 3 FRIDAYS: May 22, June 5 and June 19 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start I T/Th classes begin on Tuesday, May 19 and include 2 FRIDAYS: May 29 and June 12 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start II M/W classes begin on Monday, July 6 and include 2 FRIDAYS: July 10 and July 24 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start II T/Th classes begin on Tuesday, July 7 and include 2 FRIDAYS: July 17 and July 31 at the regularly scheduled hours.

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