Curriculum and Pedagogy of Teaching Physical Science is a course meant for the B.Ed. S learners of Science Education. Both Physical Science and Natural Science learners can take this course. The course describes in detail about the methods of teaching science, scientific method, science curriculum in India and Abroad. ICT for science teaching, online and digital resources for science teaching, technological pedagogical content knowledge, different types of evaluation in science, science teacher, science laboratory & library, NCF with special focus on science, science education for differently abled, science scholarships programmes for children and different theories of learning Science along with pedagogical structuring of science contents of text books. The course contents can be used for science education scholars at master level also.
Week 1 Module 1 Nature and Scope of Physical Science Module 2 Aims and Objectives of Teaching Physical Science Module 3 Methods of Teaching Physical Science Week 2 Module 4 Models of Teaching Module 5 Individualized and Innovative Teaching Physical Science Module 6 Microteaching in Instruction Week 3 Module 7 Learning as a Generative Process and Process skills in Science Module 8 Basic Theories of Learning Science Module 9 Curriculum Development Week 4 Module 10 Curricular Reforms in India and Abroad Module 11 School Science Curriculum Module 12 National Curriculum Framework NCF 2005 Week 5 Module 13 Planning Instruction Module 14 Pedagogic Analysis of Chemistry Class VIII Module 15 Pedagogic Analysis of Physics Class VIII Week 6 Module 16 Pedagogic Analysis of Chemistry Class IX Module 17 Pedagogic Analysis of Physics Class IX Module 18 Pedagogic Analysis of Chemistry Class X Week 7 Module 19 Pedagogic Analysis of Physics Class X Module 20 Scientific Method - I Module 21 Scientific Method - II Week 8 Module 22 Evaluation in Science Teaching - I Module 23 Evaluation in Science Teaching - II Module 24 The Professional Science Teacher Week 9 Module 25 Science Library and Laboratory Module 26 Resource Materials in Science Teaching Module 27 Computer and Digital Resources in Science Teaching - I Week 10 Module 28 Computer and Digital Resources in Science Teaching - II Module 29 Co-curricular Activities and Action Research in Science Module 30 Science Education for Exceptional Children Week 11 Module 31 Science Scholarship Programmes for Children Module 32 Science for the Better Development of the Society Module 33 ICT for Better Teaching and Learning in Science - I Week 12 Module 34 ICT for Better Teaching and Learning in Science - I Module 35 Techno Pedagogical and Content Knowledge (TPACK) Module 36 Open Educational Resources (OER) & Free Open Source Software (FOSS)