Didactics of Chemistry

Course Code :6200OIWCHE
Study domain:Instructional and educational
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:36
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Annie Pinxten
Liesbeth Spithoven
Tinne Van Kogelenberg
Sabine Van Roose
Inge Janssens

3. Course contents *

The main topics that will be addressed in this course are:

The positioning of chemistry education  in the Flemisch secondary education.
The different views about chemistry education in secondary education.
 The chemistry curriculum general, technical and vocational options and the initial competences of the pupils in these options.
 The construcion of the chemistry curriculum based on the final objectives and the specific programmes of the different school networks.
The formulation of objectives in the chemistry class.
Specific instructional methods, class configurations and assessment methods for the various chemistry learning contents.
The opportunities offered by ICT and multimedia in the chemistry class.
Materials and resources used by chemistry teachers.