Being able to communicate in ‘chemical-education’ English adequately, is the main objective of this course. In order to achieve this Competencies the students should be competent in: reading, writing, listening and speaking in ‘chemical-education’ English; getting access to chemistry education resources; planning, preparing and developing chemistry teaching documents, involving curriculum syllabus, lesson plan, teaching material, teaching strategy and media, teaching/learning assessment/evaluation documents; doing micro-scale teaching.
Basic English communication skills, ‘chemical-education’ English vocabulary and concepts, chemical education resources, articles in chemical education, and educational research chemistry teaching documents, microteaching in chemistry.
Objectives (Learning Outcomes)
- Being able to teach High School Chemistry by using English as the main communication medium, with an adequate quality of the results of learning.
- Having the needed knowledge and skills of good educational communication, mainly related to Chemistry and Science in general.
- Having the sufficient knowledge and skills of communication in Englis, both related to the grammar and vocabulary.
- Having an adequate managerial skills to handle problems which evolve in the teaching-learning activity, both related to the chemistry materials and the communication problems.
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- Effendy. 2006. A-Level Chemistry for Senior High School Students. Malang: Bayu Media.
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