2017-19 Undergraduate Catalog Course Descriptions

NSED - Natural Sciences Education
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
NSED 189Natural Science Education Elective0.00 - 12.00
Transer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equibalent to a UW-Superior course.
NSED 289Natural Science Education Elective0.00 - 12.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
NSED 321Teaching Elementary/Middle School Science3.00
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. In class micro-teaching required.
Prerequisites:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program and Completion of T ED 300 (C or Better)
Typically Offered:
Fall or Spring Terms
NSED 339Secondary Methods in Science Education3.00
General principles and problems of teaching science in the secondary schools. Emphasis on organizing teaching activities, teaching materials, resources, and current methodology. Field experience in Academic Service-Learning required.
Prerequisites:
Admission to the Teacher Education Program and Completion of T ED 300 (C or Better)
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
NSED 389Natural Science Education Elective0.00 - 12.00
Transfer credit ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.