May 26, 2018  
Fitchburg State University 2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 4850 - Methods in Teaching Science

3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered in the Fall.

The course examines the methods for teaching modern science, includes a 25 hour pre-practicum, and is a prerequisite for student teaching. Topics include methods for teaching scientific inquiry, bioethical decision-making, and critical thinking as well as research on alternative assessment, classroom management and technology in the classroom. Students who plan to student teach should see Teacher Preparation Programs (Undergraduate) for additional requirements.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 1800 /BIOL 1900  and a 2.75 overall GPA and 3.0 in Biology, Communication/Literacy MTEL and Subject Area Exam and permission of Instructor.

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