Course work MASTER OF SCIENCE

MASTER OF SCIENCE PROGRAM IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION (INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM)

Courses Description - Prerequisite Courses

National Education Act; National Education Plan; educational curriculum; educational system; learning standards; content; learning in the 21st century; transformative education; contemplative education; extra-curricular activity; educational technology; learning community.

Components of educational research; database for educational research; information retrieval for research; literature review; basic statistics for educational research; citation and reference.

Cell structure and function; life and information flow in cell, energy flow in biosystem; cell signaling; cell division; cellular differentiation; cell death and development.

Courses Description - Required Courses

How students learn; learning theory; pedagogical content knowledge; effective teaching and learning approaches; instructional design theory and model; learner analysis; learning level and assessment; classroom management; principle, concept, and guidelines for constructing lesson plan; ethics in teaching and professional ethics; micro-teaching.

Nature, role, relationship, and methodology of science, mathematics, and technology; origin and evolution of knowledge in science, mathematics, and technology; relationship between nature of science and learning science; self-evaluation of in-depth understanding in science, mathematics, and technology; morals and ethics in the construction of knowledge in science, mathematics, and technology; nature of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, and computer science.

Principle, concept, design, application, adaptation and evaluation of innovation for learning science, mathematics, and technology; morals and ethics in the development of Innovations in science and technology education; morals and ethics in using innovation to improve learning in science, mathematics, and technology.

Research paradigms and methodology; quantitative research; qualitative research; mixed methods research; research question; research design; research instruments; data analysis; ethics in science and technology education research; analysis of science and technology education research; classroom action research.

Current issue in science and technology education; morals of science and technology educator; research for promoting science, mathematics, and technology learning; ethics in using and publishing academic work.

Current issue in innovative learning and country development; special topic concerning innovative instructional learning media; special topic concerning innovative learning in Thai society context; ethics in using and publishing leaning innovation; organizing academic seminar

Principle of measurement and evaluation for improving learner; formative assessment; summative assessment; authentic assessment; principle and practice in measurement and evaluation of cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains; quality of measurement and evaluation tool; ethics in measurement and evaluation.

Courses Description - Elective Courses

Analysis of research in science and technology education; designing of mini research project in science and technology education; components in research development; data collection and analysis; ethics in educational research; writing and presenting research work; teaching an interdisciplinary project.

Information and communication technology and learning in the 21st century; concept of using modern information technology (IT) in learning and teaching; analysis of case study on using modern IT in learning activity; learning media design; application for authoring learning media; learning media development and evaluation.

Relationship between technology and educational reform; relationship between technology, specific content, and pedagogy; role of technology in the development of learning process; using emerging technology in learning and teaching; technology for context-aware learning; ethics in using educational technology for learning; technology for measurement and evaluation in education.

Nature of learning chemistry; misconceptions in learning chemistry; pedagogical content knowledge for teaching chemical bonding, chemical reactions and stoichiometry, chemical thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, chemical equilibrium, electrochemistry, nanochemistry, green chemistry, biocatalyst, solar cell, spectroscopy techniques.

Nature of learning biology; misconception in biology; pedagogical content knowledge for teaching cell biology, biodiversity, evolution, biochemistry, modern genetics, bionanotechnology, biomass and bioenergy, plant biology, and biomedicine; emerging fields of biological sciences; professional ethics and ethics in biology teaching.

Nature of learning physics; misconceptions in physics; pedagogical content knowledge for teaching mathematics for physics, mechanics, thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism, light and optics, nuclear physics, relativity.

Nature of learning mathematics; misconceptions in mathematics; pedagogical content knowledge for teaching probability and statistics, logic and mathematical proof, real and complex numbers, geometry, algebra, calculus.

Nature of learning computer education; transformation of computer education and development of today’s computer education curriculum; misconceptions in computer education; pedagogical content knowledge for teaching algorithm, programming, data structure, simulation, artificial intelligence, microcontroller.

Fundamental psychology; developmental psychology; educational psychology; cognitive psychology; individual differences; inclusive education; multiple intelligences; educational guidance; counselling; philosophy, concept and theory in education, religion, economy, society and culture; educational concept and strategy for sustainable development.

Courses Description – Dissertation

Identifying science and technology educational research proposal; conducting research with ethics; analyzing research findings; presenting and publishing research in academic journals or conference proceedings; ethics for presenting and publishing research findings.

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