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Fall 2016
Nov 30, 2021
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EDCI 42400 - The Teaching Of Earth And Physical Science In The Secondary Schools
Credit Hours: 3.00. The methods and materials needed for the teaching of chemistry, earth-space, physics, and general science in the secondary schools, including field experience. No undergraduate students may be enrolled in any of these undergraduate courses until they have been admitted to teacher education. May be taken for two credits (no field experience) by students who are enrolled in another methods course with field experience. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture
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Offered By: College of Education
Department: Curriculum and Instruction

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. State your goals for secondary science teaching based on an informal position. 2. Use questions, demonstrations, and activities to probe students' concepts. 3. Describe teaching strategies which motivate students and which foster learning. 4. Describe teaching strategies to encourage meaningful problem solving. 5. Plan a science unit using a model of science teaching which takes student conceptual change into account. 6. Teach a lesson, lab, or demonstration employing appropriate strategies. 7. Choose appropriate assessment techniques to evaluate various learning outcomes. 8. Compare and evaluate secondary science curriculum materials, including audio-visual and computer materials. 9. Be able to store and/or dispose of materials properly and select experiments based on appropriate safety guidelines. 10. Describe strategies to provide appropriate learning for a diverse student population.

EDCI 205,285&EDPS 235,265 Crs

General Requirements:
Course or Test: EDCI 20500
Minimum Grade of C-
May not be taken concurrently.
Course or Test: EDCI 28500
Minimum Grade of C-
May not be taken concurrently.
Course or Test: EDPS 23500
Minimum Grade of C-
May not be taken concurrently.
Course or Test: EDPS 26500
Minimum Grade of C-
May not be taken concurrently.

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