Pedagogy of Science Teaching

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Area: Teacher Education

Course: Pedagogy of Science Teaching

Course Mapping

  • Unit 1: Meaning and Nature of Science
  • Unit 2: Values of Teaching Science
  • Unit 3: Science Process skills
  • Unit 4: Approaches to Curriculum Organization
  • Unit 5: Maxims of Teaching Science
  • Unit 6: Lecture cum Demonstration
  • Unit 7: Project Method of Teaching


Course Developer: Dr.Bijoy K Thomas

Course Duration: 60 hours

Target Audience:
Student Teachers enrolled in the Teacher Education Program

Broader Objectives of the Project:
The general objective of this project is:
• To develop E-content resources on the topic ‘Pedagogy of Science Education.’
• To understand the meaning and nature of Science.
• To explain the values of teaching science
• To critically explain the principles of Science Pedagogy
• To develop an understanding of the methods of teaching Science.
• To acquire knowledge about various learning resources and its management in science education.
• To develop an understanding of the need and avenues of professional development of a Science teacher.

Components of the Course

: Self-authored material
: Video
: Graphics
: Concept map
: Journal Articles
: eBooks
: Web resources

Course Activities

• Reading and reflection
• Completion of Task assignments
• Evaluation
• Feedback
• Referencing
• Discussion
• Take part in action-oriented work;
• Prepare for class discussions and share
• Create a project for generating Online Education.
• Present projects to the class as well as produce a written report.

Date of Publications: August 6, 2020

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