Course

Approaches to Science Teaching


Course code 76306

This online course is designed for in-service school teachers intending to become more confident teachers of science and advocates for science. 

It provides you with an opportunity to explore the foundations of alternative approaches to the teaching of science and your relevance to everyday teaching. You will also develop your capacity to contribute to the body of knowledge on science teaching practice by conducting and communicating small-scale practice-based research in science teaching.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 7  
    Credits 20 
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0.1667  
  • Availability Enrol by 13 Feb 2018 to start 26 Feb 2018.
    Enrol by 24 Jun 2018 to start 2 Jul 2018.
    Enrol by 21 Oct 2018 to start 29 Oct 2018.
  • Delivery type Trimester 1, 2 & 3 Online only
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Fees
    2018 :  
    NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites    

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course contact us

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