Apr 22, 2024  
Graduate Catalog 2009-10 
Graduate Catalog 2009-10 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ED 6350 - Children, Science, and Technology

The course is intended to help elementary and middle school teachers capitalize on children’s natural interest. In this course students will explore a number of inexpensive and practical activities that teachers can use to encourage children to explore. The activities teach science processes; that is, they involve the children in processes of gaining knowledge similar to what scientist use in their development of scientific knowledge. The processes will include observing, measuring, classifying, recording, and problem solving. The course will explore different uses for computer technology including the World Wide Web. The course will also cover assessment issues for activity oriented science learning.

Credits: 3 hrs.

Notes: Open to Graduate Students Only.

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