EDEC 646 Sociocultural and Epistemic Understandings of Science (3 credits)

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Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

Administered by: Graduate Studies

Overview

Curriculum and Instruction : This course presents historical, philosophical and sociocultural perspectives on construction of knowledge in the natural sciences. A particular emphasis will be placed on how social, cultural, and political forces shape the products of scientific practices, the importance of scientific literacy, and the relevance this bears for science education and science education research.

Terms: Fall 2016

Instructors: Allison Gonsalves (Fall)

  • Prerequisite(s): Students must have completed, with a grade of C or higher, a minimum of 24 credits in Science courses. We will also consider enrollment from students with experience teaching secondary science.

  • Restriction(s): MATL Science and Technology Students, PhD or MA Science Education Students or by permission from the instructor.