Course Details

PHYN 215 Introduction to Teaching Science

3 hours lecture, 3 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Description: This course is a practical study of the middle/secondary school science classroom environment from the teacher and student perspectives. Emphasis is placed on the ways in which middle and secondary students learn science and on effective teaching modalities. Students observe a variety of classroom environments in order to assess how human learning translates into effective teaching practice. This course is designed for students interested in teaching at all levels, especially the middle and secondary school classroom environments.