INS6016:Science Discourse: Language, Literacy & Argumentation

INS6016:Science Discourse: Language, Literacy & Argumentation

Date & Time

12 August 2015, 00:00 - 04 November 2015, 00:00

Venue

Academy of Singapore Teachers

Department

Office of Graduate Studies and Professional Learning (GPL)

Category

Professional Development

Events Details

The course provides participants with the necessary theoretical, analytical and pedagogical knowledge to foster scientific discourse and literacy in a classroom. Participants will learn about perspectives of scientific discourse, apply analytical frameworks to examine scientific texts and classroom talk and use questioning more effectively in the science classroom. Participants will also learn to develop pupils’ competencies in constructing scientific argumentation and explanation.

 

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