Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2019/2020
Canadian Excellence

Science and Technology Education J/I
0.25 Credit

This course examines current theory related to science and technology education and explores a range of strategies for effective planning, instruction and assessment at the Junior/Intermediate level. Emphasis is placed upon strategies for interpreting the curriculum and engaging students in meaningful activities that employ the skills of science and technology, explore the nature and relevance of science and technology, and build students' understanding of their environment. TECs will gain confidence in their ability to teach science and technology regardless of their background in these subjects. Course content for TECs with subject teaching specialization in Science and Technology Education will include an emphasis on leadership and higher levels of curriculum interpretation and implementation and an enhanced emphasis on Intermediate curriculum and instruction up to and including grade 10.

Additional Course Information
18 hours