Science Developments

Topics: Teacher, High school, Scientific method Pages: 4 (1135 words) Published: September 15, 2013
At the end of the course, the student -teachers will be able to

understand the nature and scope of Physical Science know the aims and objectives understand the principles of curriculum construction and organization of subject matter understand the skills in the teaching of Physical Science and to develop the skills in them through classroom teaching in acquiring skills relating to planning their lessons and presenting them effectively an understanding of the technology of teaching Physical Science and give them practice in the use of audio visual aids understand the techniques of evaluating Science teaching and to construct achievement test to evaluate the progress of pupils develop a theoretical and practical understanding of the various methods and techniques of teaching Physical Science and the importance of self-learning devices estimate the facilities required for the organization and maintenance of Science laboratory understand the criteria in selecting a good textbook and to evaluate a Science textbook. organize different co-curricular activities in Science understand the special qualities of a good Science teacher, acquire those qualities and to evaluate himself or herself UNIT-I: Nature and Scope of Science Nature and Scope of Science-Science as a product and a process–a body of knowledge (Empirical knowledge, Theoretical knowledge-facts, concepts, hypotheses, theory, principle, law)-a way of investigation-a way of thinking-Inter disciplinary approach-New


UNIT-II: Aims and Objectives of Teaching Physical Science Aims and Objectives of teaching Physical Science-General and Specific Objectives of teaching Physical Sciences-Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives (Cognitive, Affective and Psychomotor)-Aims and Objectives of teaching Physical Science at different levels-Primary, Secondary, Higher Secondary. UNIT-III: Micro Teaching Microteaching and its...

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