جامعة النجاح الوطنية
An-Najah National University
Methods of Teaching Sciences
Duration: 24 Months (2 Years)
Degree Awarded: MSc
Student must complete 36 credit hours

Speciality Requirements Student must complete 24 credit hours

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequests
3
The course aims at providing students with the concept of design, goals and principles. It offers kinds of designs such as analysis of variance, analysis of variance design, correlative studies, multiple regression analysis by using “SPSS” and other statistical analysis.
3
In this course, students study multiple theses in education, from which students make presentations discussing point of weakness and strength. Students also learn objective criticism for such theses and are trained to write a good research plan.
3
    • 475523
The course aims to help students to understand the process of curriculum evaluation of science including all aspects of cognitive, emotional, psychology. The curriculum will be studied in a way that include curriculum evaluation to meet students’ needs and learning outcome with special emphasis to learning outcome with special emphasis to science components. The course also includes testing analysis textbooks content, including teachers' book.
3
The aim of this course is to introduce the student the nature of science and scientific knowledge including definition, characteristic features, development and its practical applications, types of scientific knowledge, facts, concepts, designs and abstractions, objectives of the curriculum of science for the secondary stage in Palestine and teaching aids relevant to methods of teaching science at the basic schools as adapting education, concept mapping, V mapping and conceptual change.
3
    • 475523
The aim of this course is to introduce the student teaching aids relevant to methods of teaching science at the secondary schools as science and technology in society, differential strategy, advance organiser, reflective teaching, metaphorical teaching and critical teaching.
3
    • 475524
The course discusses the development and current issues related to teaching Science, which provides students with opportunities to study and analyse current research and master thesis related to teaching Science. It also provides an opportunity for students to evaluate science curriculum through current researches.
6
In this course, a graduate student must submit a thesis and pass an oral defence related to his/her thesis. (See Academic Rules and Regulations for Graduate Students).

Speciality Optional Requirements Student must complete 12 credit hours

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequests
3
The course discusses basic concepts in measurement and evaluation, making exams, itsapplication, interpretation, validity, consistency, criteria, achieving tests……. Etc.
3
This course aims at introducing the students with the multi uses of computer in Educationsuch as: e-learning, computer-based education and simulation, and the multi computerbasedprograms and how to design and evaluate them. It also addresses the concepts of Elearningand its evolution over time as a response to developments in informationtechnology.
3
This course explains the educational models that were used in teaching designing such as “Dick and Kari” model, and the model for “Robert Ganeh”. In addition, this course includes the educational environment analysis, the general educational aims, theeducational content analysis, analysis of learners’ qualities, specific behavioural aims, designing exams, identifying for teaching methods and aids, the process of constitutional evaluation, the process of summative evaluation. This course is taught in two levels - theoretical and operational, using different lessons in curriculum that is used in public schools.
3
The course presents comprehensive study about tests, tests classification and testscorrection. The course involves major principles to be used in evaluation English Testsand how to build items, kinds of its items and theoretical background for tests evaluationsincluding listening, speaking reading and writing.
3
The course aims to help the students to identify the concepts of testing, evaluation and measurement in Science teaching, the valiancy among them, the characteristics of evaluation types, aim purposes, aims functions methods, roles, conciliations and its methods of construction.
3
The course aims to help the students to identify the nature of Science in different philosophy of science schools. The components of Science including facts, concepts, realisations, principles, rules, laws, theorems and meta-cognitions and thereproperties.

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