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 SCED 103 Orientation to Science and Mathematics Education (1+0+0) 1
The nature of science/mathematics education and their interdependencies. Major trends and standards in science/mathematics education.

 SCED 301 Inferential Statistics I (4+0+0) 4
Behavioral measurement in education, descriptive statistics, elementary probability, binomial and normal distributions, standard scores, product moment, biserial and rank order correlations, tests of significance of parametric statistics for dependent and independent samples.

 SCED 302 Inferential Statistics II (4+0+0) 4
Experimental designs in educational research, regressions analysis one-way and two-way analysis of variance, covariance analysis, non parametric tests of significance for making group comparisons.

 SCED 321 Learning Science: Cognitive Aspects (3+0+0) 3
Concept development in science learning, prohibiting misconceptions, logical thinking, creative thinking and problem solving processes *Prerequisite: Introductory level science knowledge

 SCED 322 Learning Science: Affective Aspects (3+0+0) 3
Psychological factors in science and mathematics learning with particular attention to motivation and interest, treatment of science shys and prones. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.

 SCED 324 The Implications of Brain Research for Learning Science (3+0+0) 3
Review of current brain research, comparison of implications found in previous research, connecting research findings and their implications to education, and finding implications for science eduation * Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.

 SCED 330 Teaching Thinking (3+0+0) 3
Theoretical approaches to scientific thinking, logical thinking and problem solving processes, survey of thinking programs used in education and practical applications. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.

 SCED 240 Science, Technology and Society (3+0+0) 3
Information explosion, advancement of technology, economics of knowledge and their educational reflections. Popular science topics for the layman.

  SCED 341 World Problems in Science Curricula (3+0+0) 3
Impact of universal problems such as pollution, nuclear energy, energy crisis, abuse of natural resources, and their implications for science curricula,* Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor

 SCED 350 Secondary School Science Laboratory Applications I (2+0+4) 4
Development, application and evaluation of science experiments designed for the secondary school science curriculum.

 SCED 352 Teaching Algebra and Pre-Calculus for Secondary School (4+0+0) 4
Real numbers, complex numbers, functions (linear, polynomial, exponential, rational and trigonometric functions), limit, derivative, integral.

 SCED 360 Secondary School Science Laboratory Applications II (2+0+4) 4
Development and application of science experiments designed for secondary school physics and chemistry curricula.

 SCED 364 Foundational Ideas of Pre-Calculus for Teaching Secondary School Mathematics (3+0+0) 3
Definitions of variable, parameter, and constant, rate-ratio and slope, the concept of function through covariation, sequences, limit, limits of sequences and functions, continuity, derivative, integral, infinite series.

 SCED 370 Assessment and Evaluation of Learning in Science and Mathematics (3+0+0) 3
Purposes and methods of measurement, evaluation and assessment in science/mathematics education; reliability, validity and practicality in educational testing with an emphasis on science/math education; statistical analysis of test data; marking and grading of student achievement. Analysis and discussions on PISA, TIMMS, YGS and LYS examinations.

 SCED 376 Educational Data Processing (4+0+0) 4
Computational procedures and quantitative analysis of educational data collected at school settings or elsewhere, arrangement, numerical analysis and interpretation of data. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.

 SCED 390 Curriculum Enrichment for the Science Prone (3+0+0) 3
Curricular and extra-curricular experiences for the prone students in mathematics and science courses, enrichment programs for the gifted ones.

 SCED 403 Review of Recent Research in Science Education (3+0+2) 4
Introduction to experimental and quasi-experimental research designs. Readings and discussion of recent articles from journals. Prerequisite: Consent of the Instructor.

 SCED 404 Introduction to Research Methods in Science and Mathematics Education (3+0+2) 4
Small scale research applications in real settings. Data collection and statistical analysis. Evaluation research relevant to science education. Prerequisite: Consent of the Instructor.

 SCED 406 Curriculum Studies in Mathematics and Science Education (3+0+0) 3
A study of instructional theories and methodologies in mathematics and science education. Major trends and issues in secondary school mathematics and science curricula. Survey and evaluation of textbooks and course materials.

 SCED 408 Text Analysis in Science and Mathematics Education (2+0+2) 3
Critical analysis of subject-related text material and educational programs; scrutiny of text in terms of content, comparability with student level, format, stimulation, contribution to meaningful learning and scientific literacy. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.

 SCED 411 Teaching Biology (3+0+0) 3
General and specific objectives of biology curricula; selection and application of appropriate methods and media for teaching in the classroom and laboratory; extension of teaching learning processes in natural settings, recent trends and developments in teaching biology. Prerequisite: ED 262

 SCED 412 Practice Teaching in Biology (2+0+4) 4
Observation of biology instruction in schools; design of resource, unit and lesson plans; experience in expository and discovery teaching; supervised student teaching in the classroom and laboratory. Prerequisite: SCED 411

 SCED 414 Seminar on Practice Teaching in Chemistry (2+0+4)4
Providing students with an opportunity to reflect on their school experience with their peers and supervisor and use the feedback to develop their personal teaching styles.

 SCED 416 Seminar on Practice Teaching in Mathematics (2+0+4)4
Providing students with an opportunity to reflect on their school experience with their peers and supervisor and use the feedback to develop their personal teaching styles.

 SCED 418 Seminar on Practice Teaching in Physics (2+0+4)4
Providing students with an opportunity to reflect on their school experience with their peers and supervisor and use the feedback to develop their personal teaching styles.

 SCED 320 Teaching Methods in Science and (2+0+2) 3
Theoretical and conceptual approaches to teaching-learning process. Teaching methods, strategies, techniques and principles specific to the areas of mathematics and science. Critical analysis of domain-specific materials and resources in relation to methods, strategies and techniques used in science and mathematics education. Corequisite: ED 282

 SCED 421 Teaching Methods in Chemistry (2+0+2) 3
General and specific objectives of chemistry education, selection and application of appropriate methods and media in teaching chemistry, recent trends and developments in teaching chemistry, micro teaching practices and evaluation of the teaching process. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.

 SCED 422 Practice Teaching in Chemistry (2+0+5) 4
Observation of chemistry instruction in schools; design of resource, unit and lesson plans; supervised student teaching in classroom or laboratory. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.

 SCED 432 Practice Teaching in Mathematics(2+0+5) 4
Observation of mathematics instruction in schools; design of resource, unit and lesson plans; supervised student teaching in school settings. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.

 SCED 431 Teaching Methods in Mathematics (2+0+2) 3
General and specific objectives of mathematics education, selection and application of appropriate methods and media in teaching mathematics, recent trends and developments in teaching mathematics, micro teaching practices and evaluation of the teaching process. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.

 SCED 441 Teaching Methods in Physics (2+0+2) 3
General and specific objectives of physics education, selection and application of appropriate methods and media in teaching physics; recent trends and developments in teaching physics; micro teaching practices and evaluation of the teaching process. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.

 SCED 442 Practice Teaching in Physics (2+0+5) 4
Observation of physics instruction in schools; design of resource, unit and lesson plans; supervised student teaching in classroom or laboratory. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.

 SCED 450 School Experience in Teaching Mathematics and Science I (1+0+4) 3
Introduction to the secondary school environment, pupils, and teaching profession in mathematics and science; critical observation of different aspects of the educational process (school organization, school administration, daily routines, school-family cooperation, school resources, problems etc.) under the supervision of a mentor; and suggestions for improving the quality of instruction.

 SCED 451 School Experience in Teaching Mathematics and Science II (1+0+4) 3
School related experiences and observations at classroom level, such as classroom management, unit design, class organization, group work etc. in order to establish fundamentals for teaching practice, under the supervision of a mentor; micro teaching practices. Prerequisite: SCED 450

 SCED 468 Software Selection and Evaluation in Mathematics and Science Education (2+0+4) 4
Introduction to recent software in mathematics and science instruction; study of principles for selecting appropriate software for specific learning experiences; criteria for evaluating the usefulness of software both for the program and the learner in mathematics and science education. Prerequisite: Consent of the Instructor.

 SCED 470 Computer-Assisted Science Education (1+6+0) 4
Analysis of the impact of the computer as a modern component in the instructional system with particular emphasis on science education. Design, development and/or demonstration of computer-assisted teaching and/or testing in the sciences. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

 SCED 472 Unit Design in Science Education (2+0+2) 3
Production of a resource unit for teaching topics in science or mathematics. Preparation of teaching plans including measurement and evaluation procedures.

 SCED 474 Curriculum Project in Science Education (2+0+2) 3
An original piece of work by the prospective teachers of science and/or mathematics; development of texts, apparatus, scripts, films, essays, simulators, computer programs, tests, small scale research, etc. for the improvement of science teaching. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

 SCED 476 Experiential Science Learning (2+0+4)4
Review of experiential learning approaches; choosing, creating and implementing activities related to experiencing basic science concepts and processes, ways of adjusting experiential learning activities to different age groups and learning needs. Prerequisite: Consent of the Instructor.

 SCED 480-489 Special Topics in Mathematics and Science Education (3+0+0)3
Special topics of current interest in mathematics and science education. Prerequisite: Consent of the Instructor.

 SCED 490-499 Special Studies in Mathematics and Science Education (3+0+0)3
Selected studies suit the individual needs of the students in mathematics and science education.. Prerequisite: Consent of the Instructor.

 SCED 510 Educational Imperatives of Science/Mathematics in Social Context (3+0+0) 3
The impact of knowledge explosion; curriculum development as a contraction of knowledge; economics of science and math education; scientific literacy and science for all; science and technology in everyday life and in immediate environment; affordable science programs for the layman.

 SCED 511Instructional Science for Science/Mathematics Instruction (3+0+0) 3
The nature of theory in sciences; the need for a theory of instruction, criteria for a formal theory; philosophical foundations of developmental, instrumental and cognitive theories and their practical applications in science/mathematics education; specific techniques for developing science and math concepts; domain-specific and general problem solving skills at secondary level; development of educational materials and modules.

 SCED 522 International Perspectives in Science/Mathematics Education (3+0+0) 3
Critical review of the secondary school science/mathematics curricula in developed and in developing countries; analysis of social change and its impact on education in general and on science education in particular. In depth case studies of the science, math and technology curricula in the European Union, North America, Japan, Israel, Ghana, India etc.

 SCED 524 Individually Prescribed Science/Mathematics Instruction (3+0+0) 3
Mainstreaming students with special educational needs in science and mathematics, dealing with under achievement in science-shys; environmental enhancement for science-prones, nurturing creativity and high achievement, audio-visual-tutorial courseware, single subject assessment research and case study.

 SCED 531 World Agenda in Science/Mathematics Education (3+0+0) 3
Universal framework of science/mathematics curricula for every citizen of the world; current trends and recent progress in science/mathematics curricula all around the world; projects and innovations by UNESCO, ICASE, IOSTE, WOCATE and other steering organizations.

 SCED 532 Science/Mathematics Education in the Information Society (3+0+0) 3
Creative curriculum design as a response to the possible technical developments such as controlled nuclear fusion, gravity control, manned landing on planets, superperformance structural materials, weather control, matter transmission, three dimensional interactive TV, automated information exchange, artificial vision and hearing, organic computers, artificial enhancement of intelligence etc.

 SCED 540 Improvement of Mental Skills in Science/Mathematics Education (3+0+0) 3
Content analysis of mental constructs; mind and brain; the biological basis of learning and individuality; development of procedures and practices necessary to implement various modes of thinking and cognitive styles.

 SCED 541 Measurement of Constructs Relevant to Science/Mathematics (3+0+0) 3
Measurement of aptitudes, abilities, attitudes and mental skills relevant to science/mathematics education; assessment devices for interest, achievement and creativity in science/mathematics courses; norm referenced and criterion referenced evaluation methodologies; multi-stage evaluation.

 SCED 544 Science/Mathematics Curriculum Development Study (3+0+0) 3
Assessment of educational needs; parameters and constraints in curricula; design and development of taxonomies; work space, equipment and tool design; materials, equipment, facilities, personnel, time and cost in curriculum.

 SCED 551 Media and Methods in Science/Mathematics Education (3+0+0) 3
Perception and communication; behaviorist and cognitive approaches to learning; expository, discovery and inquiry strategies in courseware; interactive learning environments; computer-human interface; distance education; hypertext and hypermedia; simulators for skill development; virtual reality and cyberspace; design and development of audio-visual learning resources.

 SCED 552 Validation and Implementation of Science/Mathematics Courseware (3+0+0) 3
Philosophical (axiological, ontological and epistemological), psychological (motivational, cognitive and affective), sociological (nomothetic and idiosyncratic), economical analysis of components which constitute science/mathematics curriculum; approval of innovations; teacher training; setting stage for diffusing curriculum change; termination of curricula.

 SCED 570 Research in Science/Mathematics Education (3+0+0) 3
Experimental, correlational, ex-post facto designs, case studies, surveys; developing data collection instruments; using relevant parametric and non-parametric techniques to analyze data; interpretation of results and writing reports.

 SCED 571 Quantitative Methods in Experimental Research (3+0+0) 3
Critical review of classical test theory; assessment of reliability and validity; experimental and quasi-experimental research designs; statistical inference by parametric and non-parametric techniques; computer applications of ANOVA, ANCOVA, MANOVA and factor analysis.

 SCED 572 Readings on Recent Research in Science and Mathematics Education (3+0+0) 3
Selecting recent research articles from distinguished journals related to students’ research interests in science and mathematics education; reading and discussing these published research studies; writing and presenting a literature review report.

 SCED 574 Test Construction in Science and Mathematics Education (3+0+0) 3
Operational definitions of alterable and stable student characteristics and teacher qualifications relevant to science and mathematics education; constitutive descriptions of structural and dynamic attributes of instructional systems; selection, development, and analysis of various types of items using qualitative methods; assessment and improvement of validity and reliability of instruments using quantitative methods; triangulation of methods, data, researcher and theory.

 SCED 576 Qualitative Research Designs in Science and Mathematics Education (3+0+0) 3
Reading and discussing qualitative research designs in science and mathematics education; analyzing the criteria for rigorous qualitative research; comparing and contrasting selected research designs in terms of purpose and method; writing and presenting a critique of reviewed studies conducted by using different qualitative designs.

 SCED 579 Graduate Seminar in Science/Mathematics Education (0+1+0) NC
The widening of student’s perspectives and awareness of topics of interest to science/mathematics educators through seminars offered by faculty, graduate students, and invited guests from industry, government, business and academia.

 SCED 690 Master’s Thesis in Secondary School Science and Mathematics Education
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 SCED 580-589, 591-599 Special Topics in Science/Mathematics Education
Directed readings and study aiming at producing a substantial project on a specific area of interest.

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