Mar 13-Apr 28, 2017
Credit: 1 graduate
Tuition & Fees: $328.50
Instructor(s): Jim Vanides
Course DescriptionCRN 34685
In this exciting six week online course we will investigate principles of Sound. Conducting and observing hands-on, “ears-on” science is easy and fun! You will record the principles you learn in a science notebook and share your investigations with other teachers through collaborative assignments and weekly discussions. This is a course that allows you to play as you learn. By participating in this course, you will...
This is a conceptual physics course that is designed especially for Elementary teachers with little or no formal training in science. Teachers with significant previous experience teaching physical science are welcome, but are encouraged to contact NTEN for more information.
Meeting Place and Times
Teachers login to the course at a time of day that best fits their schedule. It is necessary to connect at least 4 - 6 times per week to stay current and successfully complete this 1 credit course.
Instructor(s)Jim Vanides, MA. Jim developed the Science of Sound course for Montana State in 2003, based on numerous science workshops for teachers that he led as part of NSF-funded initiatives in California. He is currently the Head of Social Impact Programs and Senior Education Advisor at HP Inc, where he works with educators, education leaders, and HP colleagues developing technologies for education. He is the author of the HP blog, "Teaching, Learning, and Technology" (www.hp.com/go/edublog), and he is active in the STEM Ed community via Twitter (www.twitter.com/jgvanides). He holds a BS in Engineering and a MA in Education, both from Stanford University.
PrerequisitesBachelor's degree, experience teaching hands-on science.
Target AudienceThis course is designed for elementary and middle school teachers who teach science in their classrooms.
Time Commitment:6-8 hours per week. If you are unfamiliar with this field of study and/or method of delivery, you may require more time.
Tuition and Fees
This course uses a learning management system. You will learn more closer to the course start date.
For More Information
For more information contact Kelly Boyce at email@example.com .
How to RegisterCall the Office of Continuing Education at (406) 994-6683 or toll free (866) 540-5660.