Course code PPFD303

PPFD303 Science and Mathematics Education 2

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Course responsible: Birgitte Bjønness, Edvin Østergaard
Teachers: Gerd Eli Johansen, Solveig Strangstadstuen, Bente Klevenberg, Astrid Tonette Sinnes, Margrethe Naalsund, Nina Elisabeth Arnesen
ECTS credits: 15
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in January block. This course has teaching/evaluation in January block, Spring parallel, June block.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2012-2013
Last time: 2017H
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Course contents:
Topics: Planning, implementing and assessing science and mathematics teaching and learning based on principles for-, and theories of, teaching and learning. Phenomena based teaching. Inquiry-based learning. Cooperative learning. Informal and formal assessments. Science education applied to professions.
Learning outcome:
The students shall be able to support and justify teaching and learning in science/maths. education with basis in educational principles, theories, as well as personal experiences. For more information: See National Curriculum Regulations for Practical-Pedagogical Education and NMBU`s Course Curriculum for Practical-Pedagogical Education.
Learning activities:
The course is based on practice and student collaboration combined with reflections on practice and theory. The course is web-based.
Teaching support:
The students will be supervised during the compulsory activities. Student groups for guidance are established.
An overview of course literature is distributed upon course start.
The course is for teacher students who have competence in programe subjects in science (life sciences, biology, physics, geology and/or chemistry) and mathematics.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
One assignment in didactics
Oral examination
Nominal workload:
450 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Only for students attending Practical-Pedagogical Education (PPU), full-time and part-time, in cooperation with other universities and university colleges.
Type of course:
The course consists of 3 gatherings of 4 or 5 days over the semester.
An external examiner approves the examination questions and assesses the oral examination.
Examination details: :