Description: This course examines the enterprise of science from multiple perspectives including those of philosophers, historians, science studies scholars, and scientists themselves. Specific attention is paid to the impact of this scholarship on the field of science education and the empirical foundations of the practices of science. The course is foundational to all graduate programs in science education. Course components, including lectures, readings, assignments, and discussion, develop various skills including academic writing. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Spring 2021