EDSC 3250 Topics in Middle Grades Science
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Develops basic content knowledge of nature of science, scientific inquiry, and scientific practices. Develops understanding of middle level school science topics. Emphasizes scientific reasoning skills, problem solving, using technology, and communicating scientific knowledge. May be repeated as topics vary. (lecture/lab course). (Repeatable).

EDSC 4470 Concepts and Methods in Middle Childhood Science
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Students must complete all Area G.1 and Area G.2 courses
Corequisites EDCI 4650, EDCI 4600, EDRD 4600, EDMT 4460, EDRD 4450, EDSC 4470, or EDSS 4480
Requirements A minimum grade of "B" is required for this course
Description

Provides the pedagogical content knowledge necessary for effective middle school science instruction. Procedures for planning, implementing, and reflecting on science instruction are learned in a school setting.

EDSC 4655 Principles of Science Instruction
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Examines the nature of secondary students and schools. Explores instructional materials, teaching strategies, technology, and effective teaching. Includes experiences in reflective teaching and micro-teaching. EDSC 6550 is cross listed with EDSC 4655.

EDSC 4755 Theory and Pedagogy of Science Instruction
Credit Hours 3.0
Corequisites EDCI 4600
Description

Examines current issues, strategies, materials, and technology related to the teaching and learning of science at the middle and secondary school levels. Science curriculum, teaching, and research in science education are investigated. EDSC 4755 is cross-listed with EDSC 7550.