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  • Educational Technology for Effective Teaching: A Handbook for Educators

    This course on educational technology comprises of 16 units covering different aspects of educational technology as a field of study. Educational technology is a combined application of three major sciences for classroom activities. These are Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, and Managerial Sciences. 

  • University of Fort Hare Distance Education Project. Core Learning Areas Course: Natural Science. Umthamo 1: Process Skills

    In this umthamo teachers are asked to think carefully about science and scientists. The outcomes provide teachers an opportunity to: * develop their own science literacy * reconsider some ideas about the abilities of young children * identify and describe science process skills * present a lesson that develops science process skills.

  • University of Fort Hare Distance Education Project. Core Learning Areas Course: Natural Science. Umthamo 5: Fair Tests

    The outcome of this umthamo relate to integrating the way children think and work scientifically in the classroom. There will be a focus on experimenting, as well as the related process skills of using time relationships and controlling and manipulating variables. Teachers will also be asked to reflect on their role as they help learners develop these science skills.

  • University of Fort Hare Distance Education Project. Core Learning Areas Course: Natural Science. Umthamo 3: Investigation and Inquiry-based Science

    In this umthato teachers and learners will build on the development of science process skills by trying activities that promote an inquiry-based approach to science learning.

  • University of Fort Hare Distance Education Project. Core Learning Areas Course: Natural Science. Umthamo 2: What's Happening Here?

    In this umthamo we continue to think about some of the science process skills. We will continue to base the work on the natural science strand, /Matter and Materials/, but this time it will also be linked to the strand /Energy and change. /In the previous umthamo the focus was on the science skills of observation and predication. This time the skills of inference and developing theories is...

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