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270309 SE Einführung in die Didaktik der Chemie (2019W)

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



max. 50 participants
Language: German



Wednesdays 10-12, seminar room 5 of the AECCs, Porzellangasse 4/2
If there are enough participants, another class will take place on Wednesdays 13-15.


Aims, contents and method of the course

This course gives an introduction to the fast developing science of didactics in chemistry. Several aspects such as 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 interview

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Regular and active attendance, submitting the required contributions on time (1 to 5). The course can only be completed successfully if the final interview is assessed positively.

Examination topics

Course with active student participation

Reading list

Association in the course directory

1LA-Ch 62, UF CH 13

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