Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics

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500s

STEM 501 Applying Mathematical Concepts 
Prereq.: Admission to the M.S. in STEM Education program. Integrating and assessing K-12 students’ attainment of grade-appropriate mathematics content and abilities. Focus on Connecticut Common Core State Standards including the Standards for Mathematical Practice. Irregular.

STEM 506 Problem Based Learning in STEM Education 3

Prereq.: Admission to the M.S. in STEM program. Study of techniques for integrating science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) content in an engaged learning curriculum. Irregular.

STEM 517 Robotics Applications in STEM Education 3
Prereq.: Admission to the M.S. in STEM Education program. Exploration of robotics design involving interdisciplinary aspects of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

STEM 520 STEM Practices in the Physical Sciences 3
Prereq.: Admission to the M.S. in STEM Education program, or admission to any Master's program. Emphasis on conceptual understanding of the physical science core concepts and technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) practices in the National Framework for K-12 Science Education and Standards for Technological Literacy. Development of curricular and instructional activities, labs, and assessments for use in the classroom.  

STEM 521 Engineering Design for STEM Education 3
Prereq.: Admission to the M.S. in STEM Education program. Introduction to the fundamentals of engineering design aligned with STEM topics. Design problems are selected from STEM disciplines. Topics include problem identification, brainstorming, project planning, development and design alternatives.

STEM 530 STEM Practices in the Earth/Space Sciences 3
Prereq.: Admission to the M.S. in STEM Education program, or admission to any Master’s program. Emphasis on conceptual understanding of earth/space science core concepts and technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) practices in the National Framework for K-12 Science Education and Standards for Technological Literacy. Development of curricular and instructional activities, labs, and assessments for use in the classroom. Irregular.

STEM 540 STEM Practices in the Life Sciences
Prereq.: Admission to the M.S. in STEM Education program, or admission to any Master’s program. Emphasis on conceptual understanding of life science core concepts and technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) practices in the National Framework for K-12 Science Education and Standards for Technological Literacy. Development of curricular and instructional activities, labs, and assessments for use in the classroom. Irregular

STEM 595 Action Research in STEM Education 3
Prereq.: Admission to the M.S. in STEM Education program, completion of 24 credits in the STEM planned program (or permission of instructor), and a 3.00 overall GPA. Review of current issues and related to science, technology engineering and math (STEM). Synthesize and summarize a variety of scholarly work to provide a new interpretation of a current issue. Requirements include preparation of a research paper for publication. 

STEM 598 Research in STEM Education 3
Prereq.: Admission to the M.S. in STEM Education program. STEM-oriented research project that addresses immediate school-based issues or problems. Quantitative and/or qualitative methods with emphasis on reflective practices. Requirements include the preparation and submission of this scholarly work for publication. Plan E Capstone

 

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