Teaching engineering-focused STEM curriculum: PCK needed for teachers

Szu Chun Fan, Kuang Chao Yu

研究成果: 書貢獻/報告類型篇章


The core value of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education is to provide the balanced opportunities of hands-on and minds-on learning. Engineering design is recognized as a core approach for implementing engineering-focused STEM curricula. This raises a need for science and technology teachers to develop pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) for teaching engineering-focused STEM curricula. This chapter consists of four sections. First, to form the theoretical foundation of engineering-focused STEM curricula, literature related to STEM education is reviewed. Second, design modules for engineering-focused STEM curriculum are discussed. Third, the PCK needed for science and technology teachers to teach engineering-focused STEM curricula are discussed. Fourth, a summary of issues and misconceptions of teaching engineering-focused STEM curricula are discussed, which provides useful guidelines on how to teach the curriculum.

主出版物標題Asia-Pacific STEM Teaching Practices
主出版物子標題From Theoretical Frameworks to Practices
發行者Springer Singapore
出版狀態已發佈 - 2019 一月 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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