Courses

Undergraduate Courses

SCED 393 and SCED 393L (Science in the Elementary School and Laboratory, 3 hours): This course focuses on the development of science teaching competencies needed to become a successful K-6 teacher. The course content is designed to develop the necessary knowledge, skills, and dispositions to implement inquiry-based, developmentally appropriate science lessons in the future K-6 classroom. Whenever possible, course concepts are be applied in actual teaching situations, including school placements. Clicking on the link will allow you to enter the course website and obtain a sample syllabus.

SCED 396L (The Teaching of Science in the Junior High/Middle School, 3 hours): Designed to present those techniques of science instruction and instructional materials most applicable to the teaching of science in junior high/middle school.  The student takes this course in conjunction with Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology 301 and 302 before student teaching.  Clicking on the link will allow you to enter the course website and obtain a sample syllabus.

SCED 398L (The Teaching of Science in High School, 3 hours): Designed to present those techniques of science instruction and instructional materials most applicable to the teaching of science in senior high school. The student takes this course in collaboration with Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology 400 and 400L before student teaching.  Clicking on the link will allow you to enter the course website and obtain a sample syllabus.

SCED 480 ( Special Problems in Science Education):  Research, reading, and/or study in science and science teaching designed to meet the needs of the students. Available on an arranged basis with approval of the chairperson of the department and the faculty member who is to serve as instructor.