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Graduate Studies Calendar 2022-2023 Courses of Instruction Course Descriptions S Science SCIE
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Science 601       Theory and Practice of University Teaching and Learning in STEM
Current educational theory and practice relating to university teaching and learning in STEM will be explored and critically evaluated. Students will critically evaluate their teaching beliefs and broaden their knowledge and skills through a combination of discussion, microteaching opportunities and a capstone project involving the design of a teaching unit.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to a MSc or PhD program in the Faculty of Science and consent of the instructor.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Science 603       STEM Teaching Development
Design and delivery of a unit of a course within the student’s area of specialization and under the guidance of a faculty member. Course and curriculum design elements are emphasized through the production of a detailed lesson plan, strategy for assessment and evaluation of the success of the teaching unit. The importance of reflective practice and mentorship to the teaching function is stressed through reflective essays and group discussions. Experiences will be shared through a symposium poster presentation.
Course Hours:
3 units; (0-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Science 601.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Science 625       Interdisciplinary Research Project
Interdisciplinary research projects for individual graduate students which can involve literature reviews, original data collation, and/or some combination and (co-)supervision from another program.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-3) or (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Faculty.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Science 699       Selected Interdisciplinary Topics
Pilot or intermittent offering of interdisciplinary courses on topics such as innovation, STEM education, recent advances in Science.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-3) or (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Faculty.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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