National Price: $355.00
Natural Selection and Applied Genetics - STEM Professional Development from WGBH
- Course Description:
A topic immersion course on Teaching Middle School Life Science.
Enhance your teaching of the processes of genetic adaptation. Examine how natural selection helps populations adapt to environmental changes and how our understanding of genetics and selection had changed the course of evolution. Gain experience in employing informed discussion and debate as a teaching strategy, and build your confidence in approaching controversial subjects.
Note: The content of this topic immersion course is drawn from our full survey course Teaching Middle School Life Science (SCIE510). When planning their professional development, learners should select either the full survey course or choose one or more of the topic immersion component courses.
Note: This is a facilitated course. Learners submit coursework and participate in asynchronous discussions throughout the course term, and receive graded feedback.
For assignments and evaluation details, see the full Syllabus.
The number of hours identified for each course reflects time spent online, but does not reflect the total time spent completing offline coursework and assignments. All learners are different and you will likely spend double the indicated number of hours completing all coursework depending on your learning style and work habits.
- Graduate Credit Information:
- Graduate credit may be obtained from the provider(s) listed below, for an additional fee after the course begins.
- Adams State University - 2.0 credits - pricing
- Madonna University - 2.0 credits - pricing
- University of Missouri - Kansas City - 2.0 credits - pricing
- University of Central Missouri - 2.0 credits - pricing
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