Exploring the Nature of Science

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Course No: EDUC.6760-061; SIS Class Nbr: 1024; SIS Term: 2850
Course Status: Open Added 1/23/19

Course Description

If you were asked to describe the characteristics of science what would you say and would you know whether professional scientists agree with you? National professional societies such as the NSTA and the AAAS, believe that if middle and high school students understand how science has been and is practiced, they will be more likely to question their own thinking, recognize the power of scientific theories and understand that there are no absolute truths. This course will take you on an exploration of some fascinating discoveries in the history of science, engage you in debate about controversial issues in science, and involve you in raising your own scientific questions.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
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  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Sumudu Lewis
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Trimester 2019: May 20 to Jul 28
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1410
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Science Education Option

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