Approaches to Science Teaching

Course code:
76306
Level:
7
Credits:
20
Prerequisites: 76305 Doing Science to Teach Science
Workload: Approximately 12 hours per week
Availability: Trimester 1 & 2 2015
Delivery type: Online
EFTS: 0.1667
2015 Fees: NZ students $702 + $60 annual administration fee
Unavailable to international students

This course is designed for in-service school teachers intending to become more confident teachers of science and advocates for science.  It provides them with an opportunity to explore the foundations of alternative approaches to the teaching of science and their relevance to everyday teaching, and, develop their capacity to contribute to the body of knowledge on science teaching practice by conducting and communicating small-scale practice-based research in science teaching.