5100. Science Education Research Colloquium. 1 (Max. 3). The overarching goal of this graduate course is for Ph.D. students to be exposed to the most recent research methods, results, and implications of research on science education. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
5200. Contemporary Science Education Research. 3. Develop a deep understanding of, and become conversant in, the current trends in research methodology and contemporary scholarly literature in science education research. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
5250. Cognition and Learning in Science and Math Education. 3. Develop a deep understanding of, and become conversant in, the current learning sciences literature of cognition and learning focusing on how students learn science and mathematics. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
5600. History and Philosophy of Science and Mathematics Education. 3. Focuses on key individuals, theories and events of the past century which have contributed to the formation of current views, ideas, theories, and practices in mathematics and science education. Prerequisite: Graduate student status.
5630. Science Teacher Ed & K12 Professional Development. 3. Addresses philosophies, research, theories and current issues related to pre-service science teacher education and in-service science teacher professional development. This course fulfills core requirements in the Science Education PhD program option. Prerequisite: Graduate student status.