In the Developing STEM / STEAM Curriculum Online Course you will construct a framework for understanding the strengths and weaknesses of free-choice learning designs in STEAM education while meeting curricular goals and synthesizing best practices.
Developing STEM / STEAM Curriculum Online Course
As part of our Informal Learning in Museums program, this online short course on developing STEM / STEAM curriculum focuses on the analysis of STEAM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math - curriculum to incorporate science, mathematics, and technology disciplines into the design of free-choice learning experiences.
The online Design STEAM Curriculum course prepares learners of all ages and backgrounds with the critical thinking skills, content knowledge, and literacy for positive and productive participation in the 21st century.
Time Commitment: Plan for 5 hours of work per week.
This online course is part of the Informal Learning in Museums Professional Certificate developed by free-choice learning experts John Falk, Lynn Dierking and Sean Rowe based on the innovative Oregon State University graduate program in education.
Core Informal Learning Courses:
This course is a collaboration between Oregon State University College of Education and Oregon State University Professional and Continuing Education.
Erin is a museum professional with over 10 years of experience working on the design and development of art and history museum exhibits. Erin expanded that experience to include museum education theory and practice as she earned a masters degree in museum studies, specifically following a learning track of visitor experience and education.