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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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BED 4416 - Teaching Biology (6-12)

6 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 6 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: EDUC 2130, 20 credit hours of upper-division major requirements completed, admission to Teacher Education, and permission of the program coordinator.
An examination and application of learning theories, curricular issues, instructional design, and assessment strategies for teaching middle and secondary school biology in diverse classrooms. Candidates develop initial competencies for establishing a well-managed, productive learning environment, applying biology content knowledge to the task of teaching adolescents, and promoting an understanding of the nature of science through inquiry-based instruction. Emphasizes practices supported by science education research and endorsed by the NSTA. Proof of professional liability insurance is required prior to receiving a school placement in the corequisite practicum.



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