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ED 411. Instructional Science

Credits: 3
Department: Teacher Development
Description: Methodology, Assessment, Commercially Available Science programs, the needs of diverse learners, and Issues of Curriculum, and State and Discipline Standards in Elementary Science Instruction.
Prerequisites: ED 420, SCI 226, SCI 227, 2.75 GPA
Corequisites: ED 405, ED 409, ED 414, ED 422
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Select, adapt, and design a science lesson or learning experience that addresses a state science standard and employs teaching methods that, according to research, are among the most effective means to help learners reach the standard.
2. Select appropriate resources to teach a science objective.
3. Design an assessment that evaluates learner mastery of a science objective.
4. Implement hands-on science lessons with learners and evaluate lesson effectiveness.

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