Undergraduate Course Descriptions
|NSED - Natural Sciences Education|
|Catalog Nbr.||Course Title/Course Topics||Credits|
|NSED 321||Teaching Elementary/Middle School Science||3.00|
|Study of the theories, models and strategies for teaching science concepts and skills to elementary/middle school children (ages 6-12/13; grades 1-7/8). National and state standards guide the conceptual framework for this course. Kindergarten pedagogical issues addressed to comply with Minnesota licensure requirements. Prerequisites: General Education science requirements for the Elementary Education major.|
Prerequisite for taking this course is admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Other, Refer to Catalog
|NSED 339||Teaching Science in the Secondary School||3.00|
|General principles and problems of teaching science in the secondary schools. Emphasis on organizing activities for teaching, materials, resources, current methodology, and participation in the classroom. (Lecture three hours)|
Prerequisite for taking this course is Junior Status, and admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Spring Term Only