Course: SED 656. Computers in Science Teaching (3)
Prerequisite: Enrollment is restricted to students in the Master of Arts in Science Education degree program or with department permission. This is a required course for the Master of Arts degree in Science Education. This course focuses on the design, development and use of computer-based curricular resources for the teaching of science. Topics include computer supported collaborative science, continuous formative assessment, interactive simulated experiments, curricular apps and online instruction, computer-assisted instruction, geospatial information analysis, online data collection and analysis, videomicroscopy, scientific editors, curricular games, scientific spreadsheets and databases, robotics, and more. This course includes a review and analysis of research on the use of technology in science education.