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Graduate Credit for Teachers

Teachers who are registered for a Project Lead the Way Core Training (CT) course are eligible to register for the companion graduate course at Stevenson University. In addition to the 80 hours of Core Training classroom and laboratory instruction, teachers will complete a written capstone assignment. For Summer 2019, the deadlines for course registration are July 12, 2019 OR July 19, 2019.

All assignments are due to the course instructor on or before Friday, September 6, 2019. Registrants have the option of taking the graduate course either for a grade or as Pass/Fail. Tuition and fees are $670.00. A graduate application and course registration form must be completed and submitted to the Registrar’s Office.
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SCI 550: PLTW® Principles of Biomedical Sciences
3 credits, Summer
Dr. Meredith Durmowicz
Provides an opportunity for the teacher to analyze and evaluate the projected and actual impact of PLTW® activities, projects, and problems on teaching and learning strategies used in the Principles of Biomedical Sciences (PBS) classroom and laboratory. Strategies for implementing and assessing the student team component of the PBS curriculum are developed. Requirements include a comprehensive written capstone assignment and a Principles of the Biomedical Sciences academic portfolio.
Prerequisites: Summer Core Training certificate for Principles of the Biomedical Sciences course.

SCI 560: PLTW® Human Body Systems
3 credits, Summer
Dr. Meredith Durmowicz
Provides an opportunity for the teacher to analyze and evaluate the projected and actual impact of PLTW® activities, projects, and problems on teaching and learning strategies used in the Human Body Systems (HBS) classroom and laboratory. Strategies for implementing and assessing the student team component of the HBS curriculum are developed. Requirements include a comprehensive written capstone assignment and a Human Body Systems academic portfolio.
Prerequisites: Summer Core Training certificate for Human Body Systems course.

SCI 570: PLTW® Medical Interventions
3 credits, Summer
Dr. Meredith Durmowicz
Provides an opportunity for the teacher to analyze and evaluate the projected and actual impact of PLTW® activities, projects, and problems on teaching and learning strategies used in the Medical Interventions (MI) classroom and laboratory. Strategies for implementing and assessing the student team component of the MI curriculum are developed. Requirements include a comprehensive written capstone assignment and a Medical Interventions academic portfolio.
Prerequisites: Summer Core Training certificate for Medical Interventions course.

SCI 580: PLTW® Biomedical Innovation
3 credits, Summer
Dr. Meredith Durmowicz
Provides an opportunity for the teacher to analyze and evaluate the projected and actual impact of PLTW® activities, projects, and problems on teaching and learning strategies used in the Biomedical Innovations (BI) classroom and laboratory. Strategies for implementing and assessing the student team and mentoring components of the BI curriculum are developed. Requirements include a comprehensive written capstone assignment and a Biomedical Innovations academic portfolio.
Prerequisites: Summer Core Training certificate for Biomedical Innovations course.

SCI 590: PLTW® Professional Development Practicum
3 credits, Summer
Dr. Meredith Durmowicz
Provides an opportunity for the Master Teacher to analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the PLTW® model of teacher professional development and its potential to effect lasting changes in science education. Strategies for teaching adult learners are compared to those used with students in the high school classroom, and tools for assessing outcomes and monitoring progress of adult learners are developed. Requirements include a comprehensive written capstone assignment and a Core Training teaching portfolio.
Prerequisites: Master or Lead Teacher Core Training certificate for a PLTW® Biomedical Sciences course.

 
 
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