STEM Discourse & Participation
3.0 Credit, 3 Lecture, 0 Lab
The nature of various STEM disciplines; how individuals learn, know, communicate, and participate within and between STEM disciplines given contemporary theories of learning and teaching.
- Candidates will gain an understanding of the theories related to Discourse (see Gee, 2002, 2004) and the implications of these theories for the various STEM disciplines.
- Candidates will gain an understanding of the similarities and differences between the Discourse practices and conventions within and between the various STEM disciplines.
- Candidates will consider the implications for K-12 curriculum, instruction, and assessment given the discourse and participation patterns and conventions for the various STEM disciplines.