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Swayam Central

BES 141: Pedagogy of Science

By Dr. Gaurav Singh   |   Indira Gandhi National Open University
The course “Pedagogy of Science” discusses not only the pedagogical aspects of teaching-learning of Science but also some selected content areas from secondary school curriculum, where a secondary school science teacher may need some inputs for smooth transaction of the content. The course will be offered in 16 weeks (04 months). e-text, videos and discussion forum will be essential part. Activities will be given and live sessions will be organized in synchronous mode for interaction and resolving the doubt followed by a quiz. One compulsory assignment and term-end examination will be part of formal assessment for this course. 

Course Credit

4


Learners enrolled: 1908

SUMMARY

Course Status : Upcoming
Course Type : Not Applicable
Duration : 16 weeks
Start Date : 01 Jul 2020
End Date :
Exam Date :
Category :
  • Teacher Education
  • Level : Undergraduate

    COURSE LAYOUT

    PEDAGOGY OF SCIENCE

    Week 1               

    What is Science?

    Week 2 

    Science as a process of Inquiry

    Week 3

    Aims and Objectives of Science Teaching-learning

    Week 4

    Shifts in Science Pedagogy

    Week 5

    Process Skills in Science

    Week 6

    Scientific Attitude and Scientific Temper

    Week 7

    Science in School Curriculum

    Week 8

    Organizing Teaching-Learning Experiences

    Week 9

    Approaches in Science Teaching-Learning

    Week 10

    Methods in Science Teaching-Learning

    Week 11

    Learning Resources in Science

    Week 12

    Assessment in Science

    Week 13

    Content Based Methodology (Food and Material)

    Week 14

    Content Based Methodology (The Living World and How things work)

    Week 15

    Content Based Methodology (Moving Things, people and Ideas)

    Week 16

    Content Based Methodology (Natural Phenomenon and Natural Resources)

    BOOKS AND REFERENCES

    IGNOU B.ED. Study Material BES-141

    INSTRUCTOR BIO

    Dr. Gaurav Singh

    Indira Gandhi National Open University

    Dr. Gaurav Singh is working as an Assistant Professor (Stage-II), at School of Education, IGNOU, New Delhi. At present, he is coordinating the Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Programme at School of Education, IGNOU, New Delhi. He is the Channel Coordinator, of SWAYAM PRABHA Channel:32 Teacher Education (A MHRD Project) since July, 2016.

    Dr. Gaurav Singh has done M.Sc. in Chemistry, M.Ed. (Gold Medallist), UGC-NET (Education) and Ph. D. in Teacher Education and also completed PGDDE (Gold Medal).

    He started his career as teacher educator in 2003 in a conventional teacher education Institute and Joined School of Education, IGNOU in November, 2011.

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