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EDPROF 754 - Promoting Learning through Inquiry: Understanding our World

Course code
Promoting Learning through Inquiry: Understanding our World
Curriculum and Pedagogy
Delivery modes
Block Intensive
Course director

Sally Birdsall

Course description

Students will explore and experience the role that science and technology play in current issues in their community. They will analyse and justify their developing pedagogy in terms of a learning theory that underpins science and technology teaching practice.

Learning outcomes

At the completion of the course, it is intended that students will be able to:

  • Use their understanding of science and technology pedagogy to teach about current issues in their communities. (GTS 1, 2 & 4)
  • Take account of the influence of different world views when teaching science and technology. (GTS 3 & 6)
  • Justify their choice of learning theory that underpins their science and technology pedagogy. (GTS 2)

Course Coordinators

Paul Neveldsen

Currently scheduled classes

2020 Epsom (Summer School): Compulsory one week of block intensive on campus sessions from Monday 6 Jan to Friday 10 Jan - 9:00 am to 3:30 pm.

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