May 20, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

ADO 340 - Discipline Specific Methods: Science Grades 7-12


This course emphasizes study of the nature of science; how middle and high school students learn science (including science misconceptions); the curriculum (guided by local, state, and national learning standards); and pedagogy appropriate for teaching science to middle and high school students. Learning theories, curricular content, multicultural and inclusive environments, using technology to support learning, and investigations arising from the field-based practicum are explored. Inquiry, reflection, interpretation of research, modeling, and practice are used to build professional understanding, skill, and dispositions, and encourage continuing growth in science teaching.

Prerequisite: EDU 301.
Co-requisite: ADO 343.
Offered: Fall
Credit: 4