Spring 2018 - EASC 711 G100

Directed Readings (3)

Class Number: 13116

Delivery Method: In Person


  • Course Times + Location:

    Location: TBA

  • Prerequisites:

    Permission of the instructor.



Earth Science Education Research

The course will involve directed readings, discussions, and guest lectures in aspects of Earth sciences educational research including; Inquiry in Earth science education; Pedagogical content knowledge in Earth sciences education, and environmental education; Place based learning; Implementing the K-12 curriculum; Indigenous ways of knowing; Pre-service teacher education and teacher professional development; and evaluating the effectiveness of Earth science education approaches.



  • Research papers on relevant topics (Paper 1) 35%
  • Research papers on relevant topics (Paper 2) 35%
  • Research presentation 30%

Graduate Studies Notes:

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Registrar Notes:

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