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CPS 3 Part II: Pedagogy of Physical Science

Course Description: This Course will serve as a guide to student-teachers in enhancing their professional competencies and motivating learners to learn Physical Science as a process of investigation and to solve day-to-day problems in a socially responsible manner as a global citizen.

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Contents

Learning Objectives
(At the end of the session the student should be able to)

Teaching Guidelines

Methodology

Time

1

  • Professional Development of a Physical Science Teacher
  • Describe the need for professional development of a Physical Science teacher

 

To cover need for professional development at Individual level, Organizational level and Government Level
  • Didactic
  • Student Interactive Sessions

 

4 Hrs

2

  • Need and Relevance of Participation in in-service programmes

 

  • Discuss importance of attending and presenting papers in seminars, conferences and symposia
  • Identify the professional organizations for membership

 

To cover importance of Seminars, Workshops, Conferences, Symposia etc as well as membership of Professional Organizations in Professional development of teachers
  • Didactic
  • Student Interactive Sessions
  • Student Seminar

4 Hrs

3

  • Field Visits

 

  • Conduct field visits to schools, museums, parks, research organizations related to Physical Sciences
To cover field visits to Institutions/ Organizations such as Other Schools, Museums, Parks, Research Organizations etc.
  • Didactic
  • Visit to Science Museum

 

3 Hrs

4

  • Preparing the Teacher for Technology Integration

 

  • Integrate technology in planning and implementing their teaching-learning activities
To cover Planning with Integrating Technology for Inquiry (NTeQ) Science at secondary school level
  • Student Interactive Sessions
  • Demonstration Method
  • Visit to ICT Laboratory

 

2 Hrs

5

  • Action Research
  • Define action research
  • Discuss the steps of carrying out action research
  • Conduct an action research to solve classroom problem
To cover concept and Identification of problems faced by the teachers in the classroom
  • Demonstration Method
  • Project Method

3 Hrs

6

  • Technology in Physical Science

 

  • Display integration of technology in the teaching of Physical Sciences
To cover e-teaching of Physical Sciences using technology for Self-learning and Collaborative Learning
  • Demonstration Method
  • Project Method

2 Hrs

7

  • Physical Science and Society
  • Explain role of Physical Sciences in making society a better world
  • Discuss implications of Physical Sciences in the area of health and environment
To cover importance of  Physical Science for Environment, Health, Peace and Equity
  • Power Point Presentations
  • Problem Solving Method

4 Hrs

8

  • Contribution of eminent scientists

 

  • Delineate upon the contribution of some of the eminent scientists in the area of Physical Sciences
To cover contribution of scientists Issac Newton; J.C. Bose; Albert Einstein; C.V. Raman & V. Ramakrishna
  • Didactic
  • Science Quiz
  • Student Seminar

4 Hrs

9

  • Correlation of Physical Science with other school subjects

 

  • Enlighten about the relationship of Physical Sciences with other school subjects
To cover correlation of Physical Science with other school subjects like mathematics, history, language, economics, biology etc
  • Didactic
  • Student Interactive Sessions

2 Hrs

10

  • Improvised Apparatus
  • Estimate the cost in making improvised apparatus
  • Prepare cost effective improvised teaching aids for Physical Sciences
Meaning, Importance and Steps involved in making improvised apparatus
  • Didactic
  • Power Point Presentation
  • Demonstration Method

4 Hrs

Admission 2017