Educational Sciences

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado provides excellence in teacher education, counseling, technology and psychology, at the undergraduate and graduate level. Browse 566 science publications on Education from the National Academies Press. The research found that despite a large number of STEM apps being on the market, only a few are useful to educators to encourage STEM in early learning. This research has been used to inform the development of the ELSA apps. A collaboration between the New York Hall of Science, IBM Corporation, and , Teachers TryScience is all about offering design-based learning strategies and lesson plans to teachers who believe in the power of science.

In this programme, you will gain theoretical insights and practical skills in both formal and informal educational practices. Your science discipline will be put in a broader societal perspective, and you will develop your own views on how your discipline should be relevant to secondary education and to the public at large. The internships and the research project in science education and communication will support you to develop as a skillful practitioner as well as an innovator.

A number of our graduates have taken up appointments in teaching- related areas or areas outside teaching, including the IT software industry, industrial training, specialist science-based sales sectors and environmental science. Graduates of this programme have also undertaken further study leading to postgraduate qualifications at Graduate Diploma, Masters and PhD levels.

Taylor Frye, a former Higher Education Research Experiences participant at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, transitioned from an intern to a full-time water compliance specialist. Since becoming a staff member, Frye has continued to broaden his expertise and knowledge. He has attended conferences, received Clean Water Act Manager training and taken on additional responsibilities to benefit his group.

Chapter 2, Open Education and Open Educational Resources for the Teaching of Classics in the UK” by Simon Mahony, explores lessons learned about the potentials of Open Educational Resources (OER) during the conduct of three projects aimed at the creation, use, and re-use of online educational resources for the teaching of Classics. This chapter dwells on the lack of OERs for Classics and regrets how the state of the art in this area is still palpably behind that of other disciplines.