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Syllabus 2019-20 - 12112005 - Didactics of Natural Sciences 2 (Didáctica de las ciencias de la naturaleza II)

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  • Level 2: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams and seminars in this language
  • Level 3: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams, seminars and regular lectures in this language
DEGREE: Grado en Educación primaria
FACULTY: FACULTY OF HUMAN SCIENCES AND EDUCATION

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Didactics of Natural Sciences 2
CODE: 12112005 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 4 SEMESTER: PC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: QUESADA ARMENTEROS, ANTONIO
DEPARTMENT: U108 - DIDÁCTICA DE LAS CIENCIAS
FIELD OF STUDY: 205 - DIDÁCTICA DE LAS CIENCIAS EXPERIMENTALES
OFFICE NO.: D2 - 348 E-MAIL: antquesa@ujaen.es P: 953211973
WEBSITE: -
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

Nature of Science

  • Approach to “Nature of Science” for Education
  • Explicit and Implicit teaching of Nature of Science
  • Views of Nature of Science (Teaching and learning implications)
  • Nature of Science tasks for Primary Education

 History of Science

  • The role of History of Science for teaching and learning Sciences
  • Some examples for Primary Education

 Science education resources, methodologies and trends

  • Inquiry-based learning

What is IBL

Teachers´ competencies for IBL implementation

IBL tasks (II)

  • Practical work for Science Education
  • Interdisciplinariety
  • Technology for Science Education

Significant context embedded in electronic resources

Case study: Simulations

Chemistry and Physics in Primary education

  • Forces (misconceptions, strategies, practical work and related concepts) in Primary Education
  • Matter and material properties (misconceptions, strategies, practical work and related concepts) in Primary Education)
  • Energy (misconceptions, strategies, practical work and related concepts) in Primary Education

 

 

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Practical sessions (laboratyory sessions and/or group disscussion, presentations...)

Computer-based practical sessions.

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

  • Final written exam (oficial date from offcial schedule set by Faculty)
  • Reports (writen and oral) related to hand-ons practices (along the semester) and quality for oral presentations
  • Classroom attendance (along the semester)

Assesment Criteria (explicit)

  • To know and apply scientific knowledge (physics and chemistry) to explain the natural phenomena
  • To know main learning progressions in Primary Education to teach and learn "Chemistry & Phisics" concepts, facts and phenomena. 
  • To identify and appropriately solves problems associated with science relatited to everyday life events.
  • To know and  to value the way in which science builds knowledge, and the evolution of scientific theories over time (Nature of Science)
  • To identify, describe and critically analyze naive and adequate  views of Science
  • To  design and evaluate appropriate teaching resources for Science Education in Priamry School
  • To know and apply appropriate methodological resources and strategies to promote the acquisition of scientific competences in primary school students.

 

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Teaching, learning and assessing science 5-12. Edition: 4th ed, rep.. Author: Harlen, Wynne. Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2011  (Library)
  • Inquiry and the National Science Education Standards [Recurso electrónico] : a guide for teaching an. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, c2000  (Library)
  • Uncovering student ideas in physical science : 45 new force and motion assessment probes. Edition: -. Author: Keeley, Page. Publisher: Arlington, Va. : NSTA Press, cop. 2010  (Library)
  • Uncovering student ideas in primary science. [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: -. Author: Keeley, Page. Publisher: -  (Library)