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012213 Learning in Science and Technology 1

6cp; availability: exchange and study abroad students with faculty approval
Anti-requisite(s): 028242 Science and Technology Education 1

Undergraduate

Description

This subject introduces students to learning and teaching science and technology in the primary school (K-6). Throughout this subject students are encouraged to articulate, reflect on and develop their theories of learning and teaching in science and technology based on their reading of the literature and experiences in the classroom and with primary school-aged children. Students develop their understanding of the nature of science and technology, of current theories of learning and teaching science and technology, and of research that informs those understandings. Students learn how to access information in a variety of forms from a range of sources, and how to critically evaluate information and ideas; a preparation for lifelong learning and for developing scientific, technological, information and language literacy. Students are guided to use the Board of Studies Foundation Statements to develop teaching and learning units and teaching approaches. The subject locates learning and teaching in intellectual, practical, creative, social, gender-inclusive and culturally sensitive contexts.


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