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EDUCĀ 2179. Knowing and Learning in Mathematics and Science. 3 Credit Hours.

This course focuses on issues of what it means to learn and know science and mathematics. What are the standards for knowing we will use? How are knowing and learning structured and how does what we know change and develop? For the science and mathematics educator, what are the tensions between general, cross-disciplinary characterizations of knowing (e.g. intelligence) and the specifics of coming to understand powerful ideas in mathematics and science? What are the links between knowing and developing in learning theory, and the content and evolution of scientific ideas? Also, current issues and tensions in education will be discussed, especially as it relates to mathematics and science instruction.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

SCTC 1289|Minimum Grade of C-|May be taken concurrently
OR SCTC 1389|Minimum Grade of C-|May be taken concurrently.

General Education

The General Education (GenEd) Program serves as Temple University's liberal education requirements for all undergraduate students and provides a foundation for learning and development practices that help students succeed academically and professionally.

Human Behavior (GB)

...a C- or better to receive waiver. EDUC 2179 ; SCES 2189 or MAES 2189 ; SCES...