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Course module: FI-MSECITS
FI-MSECITS
Issues and Theories in Science Education
Course infoSchedule
Course codeFI-MSECITS
ECTS Credits5
Category / LevelM (Master)
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Offered byFaculty of Science; BETA-GST;
Contact persondr. L.M. Doorman
Telephone0302535669
E-mailL.M.Doorman@uu.nl
Lecturers
Contactperson for the course
dr. L.M. Doorman
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Lecturer
dr. L.M. Doorman
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Lecturer
dr. M.C.P.J. Knippels
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Lecturer
H.E.K. Matimba
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Teaching period
SEM1  (06/09/2021 to 04/02/2022)
Teaching period in which the course begins
SEM1
Time slotC: C (MON-afternoon, TUE-aftern,THU-morn)
Study mode
Full-time
Enrolment periodfrom 31/05/2021 up to and including 27/06/2021
Course application processOsiris
Enrolling through OSIRISYes
Enrolment open to students taking subsidiary coursesYes
Pre-enrolmentNo
Post-registrationYes
Post-registration openfrom 23/08/2021 up to and including 20/09/2021
Waiting listNo
Course placement processStudiepunt/Student desk
Course goals
After completing this course, students are able to:
  • explain some major issues and debates in science education and communication and the major theories and research evidence that inform these debates
  • search and select relevant research literature in science education and communication
  • interpret and evaluate research literature in science education and communication
  • apply theories and research findings to concrete issues and debates in science education and communication
  • identify a problem, build a well-structured argument, drawing on the research literature, and take a balanced position with regard to the issues discussed in the course
  • communicate their knowledge and reasoning about the issues discussed in the course both in written form and in oral presentations
  • contribute to well-substantiated small-group discussions about the issues covered in the course.
Content
Psychological and domain specific views on thinking, learning, communication and behaviour. The focus is on individual and small group learning processes. Students are required to critically evaluate research evidence, to interpret contradictory research claims and findings, and to apply these theories to analyse concrete issues.
Competencies
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Entry requirements
You must meet the following requirements
  • Assigned study entrance permit for the master
Prerequisite knowledge
Bachelor of science
Required materials
Study guide
http://sec.science.uu.nl/fi-msecits
Instructional formats
Seminar

Tests
final result
Test weight100
Minimum grade-

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