PROFESSIONAL AND SOCIAL SKILLS IN PHYSICS EDUCATION

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Course Code: 
PHE 7201
Course Credit Units: 
3
Semester: 
Semester 2
Year of Study: 
Year 1
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Graduate Level
Course Description & Objectives: 

The course targets teachers and people working in the field of physics education.  The course will discuss the philosophical basis of physics education and then the theory and practice of physics education as it applies to science education curricula, instruction and programs. Different professional and social skills in physics and their relevance and importance in the existing conditions will be discussed.  

Learning Outcomes: 

By the end of the course, participants should be able to; 

  1. Discuss the professional generic skills for physicists and state and explain importance of these skills.
  2. Apply the theory and practice of physics teaching methods and techniques to science education curricula instruction and programmes.
  3. Identify appropriate intellectual skills for physicists and discuss how far these are attained by the present physics teachers.
  4. Describe and discuss the professional growth of a physics teacher discuss the instructional skills and creativity of a physics teacher.
PROFESSIONAL AND SOCIAL SKILLS IN PHYSICS EDUCATION
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