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Graduate Course Details
Number EDU 762
Title Science in the Elementary School
Credits 3.0
Co-requisites EDU 899 Social Studies in Elementary School

Description

The goals of this course are to increase the scientific background of teachers, to improve the teacher's performance as a scientist in the classroom, to increase application of recent research in cognitive growth to science teaching, particularly that of Piaget and Bruner, to increase and improve inquiry procedures in the classroom and to establish a framework for innovative science programs. Each session will be divided, first to present new topics and, second, to develop materials, teaching strategies, and background information for classes to be taught. Prerequisite: EDU 737 and EDG 790 or EDU 829