EDSP 610 Modern Concepts in Life Science

This is a professional development course focusing on the life science content. Great advances have been made in the field of biology in recent decades that will continue to have a major impact on our lives. This course will update teachers' content knowledge and understanding of recent advances in life science. Technological tools are employed for the purpose of scientific inquiry as a supplement to the content and viewing of a set of video-casts is part of the content presentation. Opportunities for educators to incorporate content into hands-on activities and methodologies to enhance conceptual understanding and assimilation are part of the course work. State and national standards at the P-12 level across curricular areas will be addressed.