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Andrew, Julie Ann Senior Instructor

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  • chemistry education, teacher education: science and mathematics 7-12, science teacher professional development, pedagogy of science inquiry

Teaching

courses taught

  • EDUC 2020 - Step 1: Inquiry Approaches to Teaching STEM
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019
    Invites science, mathematics and engineering students to explore teaching as a career by providing first-hand experiences teaching science/math lessons in local elementary classrooms. Introduces theory and practice necessary to design and deliver excellent instruction. Master teachers provide ongoing support and feedback. Meets weekly on CU campus (1.5 hours/week) and involves five visits to an elementary school.
  • EDUC 2030 - Step 2: Inquiry-Based Lesson Design
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019
    Builds on EDUC 2020 and further develops lesson design and inquiry-based teaching practice. Offers opportunity to explore teaching career and learn about middle school culture. Master teacher provides support as students design and deliver lessons in middle school classrooms. Emphasizes assessment of student learning. Meets weekly on CU campus (1.5 hours/week) and involves five visits to a local middle school.
  • EDUC 4050 - Knowing and Learning in Mathematics and Science
    Secondary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Explores current theories of learning in mathematics and science at the secondary level. This course focuses on learners' opportunities to learn mathematics and science in a classroom context from the perspective of different theoretical orientations.� Students examine their own assumptions about learning, and critically examine the needs of a diverse student population in the classroom.
  • EDUC 4060 - Classroom Interactions
    Secondary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Students design and implement instructional activities informed by what it means to know and learn mathematics and science, and then evaluate the outcomes of those activities on the basis of classroom artifacts. Students examine how content and pedagogy combine to make effective teaching. Students are required to work in a classroom 4 hours per week. Same as EDUC 5060.
  • EDUC 4822 - Teaching and Learning Chemistry
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Explores issues related to how people learn and teach chemistry. Reviews high school and early college chemistry concepts both from the content and pedagogical perspectives. Delves into the chemistry education research, education, psychology, and cognitive science literature. Provides an opportunity to observe and/or teach K-12 or college chemistry classes.
  • EDUC 5060 - Classroom Interactions
    Secondary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Students design and implement instructional activities informed by what it means to know and learn mathematics and science, and then evaluate the outcomes of those activities on the basis of classroom artifacts. Students examine how content and pedagogy combine to make effective teaching. Students are required to work in a classroom 4 hours per week. Same as EDUC 4060.
  • EDUC 5385 - Problem-Based Science Instruction
    Secondary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Focuses on curriculum, materials, methods, assessment, and related aspects of instruction. Introduces best practices in teaching science in middle and high schools. Students are required to work in a classroom 4 hours per week. Examines the Colorado Academic Content Standards. Recommended corequisite: EDUC 4023.
  • EDUC 5822 - Teaching and Learning Chemistry
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Explores issues related to how people learn and teach chemistry. Reviews high school and early college chemistry concepts both from the content and pedagogical perspectives. Delves into the chemistry education research, education, psychology and cognitive science literature. Provides an opportunity to observe and/or teach K-12 or college chemistry classes.

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