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2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MB 6001 - STEM Mindset and Methods

4 lecture hours 0 lab hours 4 credits
Course Description
This course introduces the STEM mindset and pedagogical methods that are used in leading K-12 STEM curricula (e.g., Project Lead the Way). By establishing a survey of premier STEM methods, this course requires students to study instructional methodologies that are problem-based-learning while developing new skills relating to STEM strategies for K-12 students based on outcomes and student achievement. (prereq: none)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • ST1.0 Assess existing knowledge and skills against those required for meaningful project- and problem-based teaching and learning in the classrooms
  • ST2.0 Identify, describe and implement activity, project and problem based learning methods
  • ST3.0 Evaluate existing curriculum and pedagogical methods and refine the approach to formulate best-practice STEM and pedagogical methods
  • ST4.0 Explore existing STEM curricula to address STEM learning needs
  • ST5.0 Identify, adapt, and justify new STEM curriculum and/or teaching techniques as the intervention to be investigated in the research model

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None

Dr. Joshua Schultz

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