This course is designed to be a core course offering in the MS in Science Education program. It will assist graduate students design their action research as it relates specifically to science teaching, learning, and curriculum in middle and high school classrooms. This course will help students conceptualize and design a practical and applied classroom research project which could be the basis for presentation as the capstone experience in their graduate program. The course emphasizes a constructivist philosophy of education. The emphasis is on the teacher as inquirer actively engaged in the construction of new knowledge about science education. Emphasis is placed on telecommunication networking of teachers who are actively involved in action research projects.
*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.