Using New Technologies in Science Education(BIO01)

Provider: Society of Biology
£35.00 + VAT Society members
£70.00 + VAT Staff and members of member organisations
£140.00 + VAT Non-members

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Description For secondary science teachers, to understand and become familiar with using a variety of new technologies in science education.
Duration One day

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Categories Secondary, KS3, KS4, Teaching staff, Advanced Skills Teacher, Excellent Teacher, Main-scale (core) teacher, Newly Qualified Teacher, Non-practising teacher, Post-threshold Teacher, Pupil mentor, Supply / Peripatetic teacher, Trainnee (pre-QTS) teacher, Teacher trainer
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

After completion of this course, participants will be equipped to:

  • Know where to find ideas for using technology in science teaching
  • Use new technologies in science teaching
  • Evaluate learning activities to promote students' learning
  • Work collaboratively to plan lessons which exploit the benefits of new technologies.
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How users/participants can evaluate success The provider has not supplied this information
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What does the course cover?

  • Teaching and learning approaches to secure student-centred learning
  • Use of new technologies to secure student-centred learning


The course will be run in an interactive style, where participation of course attendees will be encouraged.

Further information

Course tutor Dr Mark Winterbottom is a senior lecturer in science education at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge. He teaches on the science/biology secondary PGCE course for new teachers, and also teaches on the science MEd course. Prior to joining the Faculty, Mark taught science in upper schools for five years, becoming head of biology at an upper school in the East of England. Mark has written a variety of textbooks, and a number of books for teachers. He has also led a number of continuing professional development courses across the Middle East and Asia.

This event has been approved by the Society of Biology for purposes of CPD and can be counted as 19 CPD points.



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