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SCE 3362C - Methods in Teaching High School Science with Practicum


4 credits
Prerequisites: Admission into the Bachelor of Science program in Education or special permission from the Dean of the School of Education; EDG 4004 , EDG 3410 , and EDM 3230 -all with a grade of "C" or better; and prior to enrolling in any upper level course (course number beginning with a 3 or 4), students must complete the following courses with a grade of "C" or better: ENC 1101 , ENC 1102 , and three semester hours of college level mathematics; or permission from the appropriate academic Dean
Required: This course requires thirty-five (35) hours of practicum in a 6-12 classroom setting over a minimum of ten weeks.

This course is designed to: 1) enlarge and expand the instructional theories, ideas, and strategies for teaching secondary school sciences; and 2) help the teacher candidate gain the knowledge and skills necessary to become an effective teacher and leader in the area of secondary school biology and the other secondary school sciences. The activities in this course will: a) develop the theoretical basis for science instruction intended for middle school and secondary school students; b) illustrate and apply models for instruction in science courses involving laboratory, field activities, and technology in the process of enhancing students' understanding of science; and c) provide practical experience in planning, implementing, assessing, and evaluating science instruction. This course addresses specific Next Generation Sunshine State Standards, subject matter competencies, and pedagogy pertinent to the discipline and required for certification.



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