Graduate Catalog 2019-2020

EDE 682 Children's Naive Theories and Misconceptions in Science(GNA)

3 lecture hours, 1 conference hour; 4 credits. This course will examine the most common of children's naïve theories and misconceptions in science and their sources. Students will analyze research about children's misconceptions and develop teaching methods to refute the most widespread and enduring misconceptions held by elementary school students. Prerequisite: Matriculation in Sequence I of the Graduate Elementary Education Program or EDE 604 or equivalent