Jul 22, 2024  
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CURS 4301U – Curriculum Studies I: I/S Chemistry/Physics


This course will explore the fundamentals of learning and teaching science and chemistry/physics in grades 7-10. The course will draw on research in science and chemistry/physics teaching, learning, and assessment, and will show how such findings may be used in the classroom. Students will explore, analyze and develop educational tools with special attention toward using educational technologies to promote scientific inquiry and conceptual understanding. Students will develop knowledge of relevant Ontario Ministry of Education guidelines, policies and documents for creating safe and positive learning environments, with an emphasis on equity, diversity, collaboration, and community. Topics will include pedagogies for the development of conceptual understanding in chemistry/physics, inquiry and communication in chemistry/physics, subject-specific problem solving, and critical approaches in relating chemistry/physics to society and the environment.
Credit hours: 3.0
Lecture hours: 4.0
Note(s): Restricted to I/S BEd students
Experiential learning: Yes



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