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270049 SE Introduction to didactics of chemistry (2019S)

2.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 27 - Chemie
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 25 participants
Language: German



Bei genügender TeilnehmerInnenzahl werden zwei Gruppen geführt:
Gruppe 1: Mittwochs 10-12, Seminarraum 5 der AECCs, Porzellangasse 4, Stiege 2, 3. Stock
Gruppe 2: Mittwochs 13-15, Seminarraum 5 der AECCs, Porzellangasse 4, Stiege 2, 3. Stock
Erster Termin mit Platzvergabe ist für beide Gruppen gemeinsam: 06.03.2019, 10:00


Aims, contents and method of the course

This course gives an introduction to the fast developing science of didactics in chemisty. Several aspects e.g. Students' Preconcepts, Conceptual Change, Competences in Science, Didactical Reconstruction, Lesson Planing and others will be discussed. The main focus is chemistry teaching and the barriers for a basic understanding of chemistry. Students will design mikro-teachings focussing on one selected area of school chemistry. Mikro-teachings will be discussed within the group.

Assessment and permitted materials

The assessment consists of the following parts:
1.) active participation
2.) analysis of research articles and online tutorials
3.) analysis of teaching material
4.) microteaching including preparation and all materials
5.) final reflection

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Regular and active attendance, submitting the required contributions on time, positive assessment of every part (1. to 5.)

Examination topics

Course with active participation of the students.

Reading list

Association in the course directory

UF CH 13; 1LA-Ch 62

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