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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Aug 04, 2020  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EDUC 3710 - Content Methods for Secondary and Multi-Age Classrooms: Science Seminar

Hours: 4
A study of secondary-level teaching methods in life, earth and space, and physical science, including planning and implementing standards-based inquiry investigations, and integrating history and philosophy of science and societal issues in the science curricula. Pre-service teachers will develop instructional and assessment strategies based on knowledge of secondary students’ difficulties in learning science. The course will help cultivate a science-specific professional knowledge base, including awareness of: safety issues involved in organizing and maintaining a science classroom, science-related community resources, and science teacher professional organizations.
Prerequisites: EDUC 1600, 2000 with minimum grades of C; teacher education admission and junior level status. Corequisites: EDUC 3700 which includes 100 clock hours of field experience in the science classroom.