Department Information

Chair:
David Barclay
Bowers Hall, Room 342
Phone: 607-753-2815
Fax: 607-753-4973

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Course Detail

AED 442 - Methods I: Teaching the Sciences in the Middle and Secondary Schools (GLY)

The course examines history and foundations of education, especially science education; explores disciplinary models and their application to classroom management; examines tools for measurement and evaluation of performance and achievement of diverse learners; develops criteria for curriculum development and lesson planning aligned with state and national standards; examines federal and state laws governing education of students with disabilities; develops strategies for collaborating with administrators, faculty, staff, parents/guardians, and community members. Includes 25 hours of field experience in middle or secondary schools. Open only to majors who have been formally admitted to adolescence education: biology, chemistry, earth science or physics.

Prerequisites: PSY 232 and AED 391.

(3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code S = offered in spring
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.