These courses will provide students with the knowledge and experience needed to:
- Understand the design of complex learning activities and environments that can meaningfully integrate and transcend disciplinary perspectives in STEM
- Use theories of STEM learning and STEM education research to examine, critique and design curricular and day-to-day learning experiences
- Theorize the challenges and opportunities of profession learning
- Analyze professional learning practices for STEM educators and professionals
This topic is intended for educators in any setting with an interest in STEM education, for example:
- Elementary and secondary teachers
- Educators in informal settings, especially with children and youth
- Learning coaches
- Curriculum specialists and school district consultants
- Post-secondary instructors
STEM education is recognized as a catalyst for economic and cultural change. As such, Career and Technology Education/Studies as well as technological literacies, problem-solving, critical thinking, and innovation skills remain strong areas of interest in all levels of schooling. Educators need thoughtful, engaging, and tangible approaches to meeting and encouraging students’ meaningful STEM learning.
A registration package will be sent to new students after they have been admitted. Registration for the summer term will be available in late winter. Fall and Winter registration opens in the spring. Your Graduate Program Administrator will send more information about registration to you.