Science and Technology in Classrooms
|Course code EDST2210||Units 10||Level 2000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education|
Integrates scientific and technological understandings with appropriate teaching strategies for primary classrooms. It aims to provide both discipline knowledge appropriate for application in primary classrooms and the skills that will assist beginning teachers to implement science and technology activities in classrooms.
Not available in 2014
|Previously offered in 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004|
|Objectives||As a result of participating in this course, students will be expected to demonstrate: |
1. Knowledge of basic sciences relevant to the natural and built environments;
2. Ability to think and act scientifically;
3. Understanding of the relationships between scientific principles and everyday situations;
4. Awareness of the benefits of information technologies for teaching and learning in science and technology classrooms;
5. Competence in teaching methodologies appropriate to science and technology education.
|Content||*Ways of understanding the world scientifically - investigation and problem solving; |
*Basic knowledge related to disciplines of chemistry, physics and biology;
*Technological change as value-laden activity;
*Role of information technology in teaching and learning;
*Integration of the Science and Technology outcomes with other KLAs when designing lessons.
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Field Study|
|Contact Hours||Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Field Study: for 0 hour(s) per Week for Full Term